by Erdmann Neumeister (1671 - 1756)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Nun, ich halte mich bereit
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Aria (Tenor)
 Nun, ich halte mich bereit:
 Meines Leibes Sterblichkeit
 Auf der Erden abzulegen.
 Kommt, ihr Engel, kommt entgegen,
 Traget meine Seele hin,
 Daß ich bald bei Jesus bin!
 Ach, wie herzlich wünsch ich mir:
 war ich heute noch bei dir!

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Maintenant je me tiens prêt
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Aria
Maintenant je me tiens prêt :
La mortalité de mon corps
Va être déposée sur la terre.
Venez, anges, venez à ma rencontre,
Emportez mon âme
Pour que je sois bientôt près de Jésus !
Ah, comme je voudrais sincèrement
Être aujourd'hui être près de toi !

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