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Täublein weiß

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es flog ein Täublein weiße
vom Himmel herab
in engelischem Kleide
zu einer Jungfrau zart;
es grüßet sie so hübsch und säuberlich,
ihr Seel war hochgezieret,
gesegnet ward ihr Leib.

Der Himmel ward erschlossen
durch Gottes Schlüssel klar,
Maria ist der Garten,
da er gewachsen war,
der Heilig Geist den Garten besser hat,
gar schön ist er gezieret
mit göttlicher Majestät.

So hat der Ruf ein Ende
wohl hie zu dieser Stund,
so wolln wir Gott nur bitten
aus unsres Herzens Grund,
dass er uns allen wolle gnädig sein,
er woll uns auch behüten
vor der heißen Hölle Pein.

Translation(s): DUT ENG

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Een wit duifje", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sophia Gibeau) , title 1: "Little white dove", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2005-08-25 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:07

Line count: 24
Word count: 102

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