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Psalmus 22 (23)

Language: Latin after the Hebrew (עברית)

1 [Psalmus David.] 
 Dominus regit me, et nihil mihi deerit:
2 in loco pascuæ, ibi me collocavit.
 Super aquam refectionis educavit me;
3 animam meam convertit.
 Deduxit me super semitas justitiæ
 propter nomen suum.
4 Nam etsi ambulavero in medio umbræ mortis,
 non timebo mala, quoniam tu mecum es.
 Virga tua, et baculus tuus,
 ipsa me consolata sunt.
5 Parasti in conspectu meo mensam
 adversus eos qui tribulant me;
 impinguasti in oleo caput meum:
 et calix meus inebrians, quam præclarus est!
6 Et misericordia tua subsequetur me
 omnibus diebus vitæ meæ;
 et ut inhabitem in domo Domini
 in longitudinem dierum.

Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG FRE GER

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Psaume 23", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:02:02
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Der Herr ist mein Hirte

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Latin

Der Herr ist mein [Hirte]1, 
mir wird nichts mangeln,
er weidet mich auf einer grünen Aue,
und führet mich zum frischen Wasser.
Er erquicket meine Seele,
er führet mich auf rechter Strasse
um seines Namens willen.
Und ob ich schon [wanderte]1 im finstern Tal [des Todes]2
[fürchte]1 ich kein Unglück, 
denn Du bist bei mir,
dein Stecken und Stab trösten mich.
Du bereitest [vor]3 mir einen Tisch,
[im Angesicht]4 meiner Feinde;
Du salbest mein Haupt mit Öl
und schenkest mir voll ein;
Gutes, und Barmherzigkeit werden mir folgen mein Leben lang,
[und]5 werde bleiben im Hause des [Herrn]6, immerdar.

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1 Schütz omits the last syllable, for example, "wandert'"
2 omitted by Schütz
3 Schütz: "für"
4 Schütz: "gegen"
5 Schütz: "und ich"
6 Schütz: "Herren"

Submitted by Thomas Zoller


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Based on

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: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:01:21
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Word count: 99