by Friedrich Rückert (1788 - 1866)
Translation © by Bertram Kottmann

Die Andacht im Meere
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE
In Meeres Mitt' ist ein Altar erhaben,
Mit Rosenkränzen kommen alle Frauen;
O bittet ihn für mich, Jesum den Knaben!

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "In volle zee, daar staat een heel hoog altaar", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Dr. Gerrit den Hartogh

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Amidst the sea there is a soaring altar
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Amidst the sea there is a soaring altar.
To Little Jesus women come with rosaries;
oh pray to Him for me and sing a psalter!

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Text added to the website: 2009-12-09 00:00:00
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