Translation © by Ahmed E. Ismail

Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA
Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt, 
sondern die zukünftige suchen wir.

Siehe, ich sage euch ein Geheimnis: 
Wir werden nicht alle entschlafen,
wir werden aber alle verwandelt werden; 
und dasselbige plötzlich, in einem Augenblick, 
zu der Zeit der letzten Posaune. 
Denn es wird die Posaune schallen, 
und die Toten werden auferstehen unverweslich, 
und wir werden verwandelt werden. 
Dann wird erfüllet werden 
das Wort, das geschrieben steht: 
Der Tod ist verschlungen in den Sieg. 
Tod, wo ist dein Stachel? 
Hölle, wo ist dein Sieg?

Herr, du bist würdig zu nehmen 
Preis und Ehre und Kraft, 
denn du hast alle Dinge geschaffen, 
und durch deinen Willen haben sie 
das Wesen und sind geschaffen.

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

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

  • ENG English (Ahmed E. Ismail) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "In questa terra siamo privi di una stabile dimora", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • EST Estonian (Eesti keel) (Bible or other Sacred Texts)
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Car aquí no tenim cap sojorn permanent", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Want wij hebben hier niet een blijvende stad", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Ahmed E. Ismail

Text added to the website: 2006-01-02 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:16
Line count: 20
Word count: 112

For we have here no continuing city
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
For we have here no continuing city,
but we seek the future.

Behold, I show you a mystery:
We shall not all sleep,
but we all shall be changed
and suddenly, in a moment,
at the sound of the last trombone.
For the trombone shall sound,
and the dead shall be raised incorruptible,
and we shall be changed.
Then shall be fulfilled
The word that is written:
Death is swallowed up in victory.
O Death, where is thy sting?
O Hell, where is thy victory?

Lord, Thou art worthy to receive all
praise, honor, and glory,
for Thou hast created all things,
and through Thy will
they have been and are created.

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Text added to the website: 2010-04-04 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:38
Line count: 20
Word count: 112