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Die arme Seele

Language: German (Deutsch)

Im Himmel, im Himmel sind der Freuden soviel,
da singen die Engel, sie haben gut Spiel.
Dort hinten, dort hinten, bei der himmlischen Tür,
dort stet eine arme Seele, schaut traurig herfür.
"Was traurist, was traurist, arme seele vor Gott?"
"Ich han übertreten die zehn Gebot'."
Arme Seele mein, komm zu mir ins Paradeis,
dann werden deine Kleider ja alle schneeweiß.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La pauvre âme", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-11-26.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:01
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