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Weine, weine, weine nur nicht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Weine, weine, weine nur nicht,
ich will dich lieben, doch heute nicht,
ich will dich ehren, [soviel ich kann,]1
aber 's Nehmen,
aber 's Nehmen steht mir nicht an.

Glaube, glaube, glaube nur fest,
daß dich mein' Treu' niemals verläßt,
allzeit beständig, niemals abwendig
will ich treu sein.
aber gebunden, das geh' ich nicht ein.

Hoffe, hoffe, hoffe, mein Kind,
daß meine Worte aufrichtig sind,
ich tu' dir schwören bei meiner Ehren,
daß ich treu bin:
aber 's Heiraten ist nie mein Sinn.

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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1 Weber: "so will ich stahn"

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) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Weep, weep, weep not", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Pleure, pleure, pleure surtout pas", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:26

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