by Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)
Translation © by Gary Bachlund (b. 1947)

Vous qui pleurez, venez à ce Dieu, car...
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Vous qui pleurez, venez à ce Dieu, car il pleure.
Vous qui souffrez, venez à lui, car il guérit.
Vous qui tremblez, venez à lui, car il sourit.
Vous qui passez, venez à lui, car il demeure.

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

  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "Come to him", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2009-03-17
Line count: 4
Word count: 37

Come to him
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
You who weep, come to God because he too weeps.
You who suffer, come to him because he heals.
You who fear, come to him because he smiles.
You who pass, come to him because he abides.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2009-03-17
Line count: 4
Word count: 37