by Martin Luther (1483 - 1546)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Siehe, wir preisen selig
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Latin 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT FRE
Siehe, wir preisen selig, die erduldet haben.
Die Geduld Hiob habt ihr gehöret, 
und das Ende des Herrn habt ihr gesehen; 
denn der Herr ist barmherzig und ein Erbarmer.


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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Natalie Macfarren) , first published 1879
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , Jacques 5:11, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Virginia Knight

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 29

Regardez, nous disons bienheureux ceux...
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Regardez, nous disons bienheureux ceux qui ont souffert
Vous avez entendu parler de la patience de Job,
et vous avez vu la fin que le Seigneur lui a donnée :
car le Seigneur est miséricordieux et plein de pitié.

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This text was added to the website: 2011-03-08
Line count: 4
Word count: 39