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Language: German (Deutsch)

Kains Augen sind nicht gottwohlgefällig,
Ables Angesicht ist ein goldener Garten,
Abels Augen sind Nacthigallen.
Immer singt Abel so hell
Zu den Saiten seiner Seele,
Aber durch Kains Leib führen die Gräbern der Stadt.
Und er wird seinen Bruder erschlagen --
Abel, Abel, dein Blut färbt den Himmel teif.
Wo ist Kain, da ich ihn stürmen will:
Hast du die Süßvogel erschlagen
In deines Bruders Angesicht?!!

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , title 1: "Abel", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Abel", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-03-15.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:05
Line count: 11
Word count: 65

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