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Psalmus 120 (121)

Language: Latin

1 [Canticum graduum.] Levavi oculos meos in montes,
  unde veniet auxilium mihi.
2 Auxilium meum a Domino,
  qui fecit cælum et terram.
3 Non det in commotionem pedem tuum,
  neque dormitet qui custodit te.
4 Ecce non dormitabit neque dormiet
  qui custodit Israël.
5 Dominus custodit te;
  Dominus protectio tua super manum dexteram tuam.
6 Per diem sol non uret te,
  neque luna per noctem.
7 Dominus custodit te ab omni malo;
  custodiat animam tuam Dominus.
8 Dominus custodiat introitum tuum et exitum tuum,
  ex hoc nunc et usque in sæculum.


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W. Byrd sets line 2

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Wim Reedijk) , "Psalm 121", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Ein Lied im höhern Chor.Ich hebe meine...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Latin

1 [Ein Lied im höhern Chor.] Ich hebe meine Augen auf zu den Bergen, 
  von welchen mir [Hilfe kommt]1.
2 Meine [Hilfe kommt]1 von dem [Herrn]2,
  der Himmel und Erde gemacht hat.
3 Er wird deinen Fuß nicht gleiten lassen,
  und der dich behütet, schläft nicht.
4 Siehe, der Hüter Israels schläft
  noch schlummert nicht.
5 Der Herr behütet dich,
  der Herr ist dein Schatten über deiner rechten Hand,
6 daß dich des Tages die Sonne
  nicht steche noch der Mond des Nachts.
7 Der Herr behüte dich vor allem Übel,
  er behüte deine Seele.
8 Der Herr behüte deinen Ausgang und Eingang
  von nun an bis in Ewigkeit.

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1 Schütz: "Hülfe kömmet"
1 Schütz: "Herren"

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2003-12-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:01

Line count: 16
Word count: 109