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Führe uns nicht in Versuchung

Language: German (Deutsch)

Als du auf Erden, Herr, geweilt,
Hast alle Kranken du geheilt;
Von jedem Weh Erlösung fand,
Wen du behrührt mit deiner Hand,
Gestreift mit deines Kleides Rand.

Der Blinde sehend vor dir stund,
Der Stumme tat's dem Tauben kund,
Du heiltest alles, was da wund;
Und zu dem Toten sprach dein Mund:
"Steh' auf und wandle!"

Herr! Herr! meine Seele liegt im Staub,
Ist krank und blind und stumm und taub.
Sprießt auch ein Quell, der Heilung schafft,
Ihn zu erreichen fehlt's an Kraft:
O wär' ich frei aus Sündenhaft,

O, dürft' ich schau'n dein Angesicht,
Darum das goldne Himmelslicht
Viel strahlenhelle Glorien flicht,
Und hören, wie dein Mund mir spricht:
"Steh' auf und wandle!"

Translation(s): 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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (James B. Robinson) , title 1: "Lead us not into temptation", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:24

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Word count: 115

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