by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Aria. Wo wird in diesem Jammertale
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Wo wird in diesem Jammertale
Vor meinen Geist die Zuflucht sein?
    Allein zu Jesu Vaterhänden
    Will ich mich in der Schwachheit wenden;
    Sonst weiß ich weder aus noch ein.


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Air. Où, dans cette vallée de lamentations", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2020-01-23
Line count: 5
Word count: 29

Air. Où, dans cette vallée de lamentations
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Où, dans cette vallée de lamentations
Est le refuge de mon esprit ?
Mais vers les mains paternelles de Jésus
Je me tournerai dans ma faiblesse ;
Sinon je ne sais plus quoi faire.


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This text was added to the website: 2020-01-26
Line count: 5
Word count: 34