Translation © by Sharon Krebs

Nehmt das Blut des Lamms
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Nehmt das Blut des Lamms, 
bestreicht die Pfosten der Tür 
und die oberste Schwelle, 
auf daß der Engel vorbei 
gehe noch lang an unserem Haus.

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Take the blood of the lamb
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Take the blood of the lamb 
and paint therewith the door posts 
and the topmost threshold, 
so that the angel [of death] 
may long yet pass by our house.

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This text was added to the website: 2016-09-16
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Word count: 29