Translation © by Guy Laffaille

O my deir hert, young Jesus sweit
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE GER
O my deir hert, young Jesus sweit,
Prepare thy creddil in my spreit,
And I sall rock thee in my hert
And never mair from thee depart.

But I sall praise thee evermoir
With sangis sweit unto thy gloir;
The knees of my heart sall I bow,
And sing that richt Balulalow!

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Note: freely adapted from stanzas 13 and 14 of Martin Luther's text.


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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):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Text added to the website: 2003-11-09 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59
Line count: 8
Word count: 52

Ô mon cher cœur, doux petit Jésus
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Ô mon cher cœur, doux petit Jésus,
Prépare ta crèche dans mon esprit,
Et je te bercerai dans mon cœur
Et plus jamais je ne te quitterai.

mais je te louerai toujours
Avec des chants doux à ta gloire ;
Je plierai les genoux de mon cœur,
Et je chanterai cette berceuse !

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Translation of title "Balulalow" = "Berceuse"


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Text added to the website: 2015-08-16 00:00:00
Last modified: 2015-08-16 09:49:53
Line count: 8
Word count: 53