Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Da pacem Domine
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): DUT FRE GER
Da pacem Domine, 
in diebus nostris
Quia non est alius
Qui pugnet pro nobis
Nisi tu Deus noster.


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Martin Luther (1483 - 1546) DUT FRE ; composed by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Hans Michael Schletterer, Heinrich Schütz.

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Geef vrede, Heer"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Seigneur donne la paix", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Schaff' Frieden, Herr", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2008-08-26
Line count: 5
Word count: 18

Seigneur donne la paix
Language: French (Français)  after the Latin 
Seigneur donne la paix
Dans nos jours.
Parce que il n'y a personne d'autre
Qui combatte pour nous
Si ce n'est toi notre Dieu.


  • Translation from Latin to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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This text was added to the website: 2015-12-11
Line count: 5
Word count: 24