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O Gottes Lamm

Language: German

O Gottes Lamm, dein Leben
Hast du als Lösegeld
Am Kreuz uns dargegeben;
Du starbst für alle Welt!

Wem das Verdienst hienieden
Des Glaubens du verlieh'n,
Nimm dort zum Lohn in Frieden
Zu deinen Sel'gen hin.

Die fromm in dir entschlafen,
Laß frei von Qual und Pein,
Laß frei von ew'gen Strafen
Bei dir, o Jesu, sein!

Laß gnädig sie empfinden,
Herr, deines Leidens Kraft,
Befreiung von den Sünden,
Was dein Genuß verschafft!



Translation(s): FRE ITA

Authorship

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):
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , "Ô agneau de Dieu", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "O agnello di Dio", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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