Translation © by Michael P. Rosewall

Dein Wille, Herr, geschehe!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Dein Wille, Herr, geschehe!
Verdunkelt schweigt das Land,
Im Zug der Wetter sehe
ich schauernd deine Hand.
O mit uns Sündern gehe
erbarmend ins Gericht!
Ich beug' im tiefsten Wehe
zum Staub mein Angesicht.
Dein Wille, Herr, geschehe!

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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 (Michael P. Rosewall) , title 1: "Submission", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Virginia Knight

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Submission
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Your will, Lord, be done!
Darken, quiet the land,
In the march of the storm,
Shuddering, I see your hand.
O, treat us sinners
With compassion in your judgment!
I bow in humblest grief,
With my face to the dust.
Your will, Lord, be done!

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2011 by Michael P. Rosewall, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2011-03-02 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:15
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Word count: 45