by Martin Luther (1483 - 1546)
Translation © by Lau Kanen

Siehe, wir preisen selig
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Latin 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT FRE
Siehe, wir preisen selig, die erduldet haben.
Die Geduld Hiob habt ihr gehöret, 
und das Ende des Herrn habt ihr gesehen; 
denn der Herr ist barmherzig und ein Erbarmer.


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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Natalie Macfarren) , first published 1879
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , Jacques 5:11, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Virginia Knight

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 29

Zie nu, wij prijzen zalig die verdragen...
Language: Dutch (Nederlands)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Zie nu, wij prijzen zalig die verdragen hebben.
Van ‘t geduld van Job hebt gij vernomen,
En de uitkomst van God mocht gij aanschouwen;
Want de Heer is barmhartig en vol ontferming.

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