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Little Lamb, who made thee

Language: English

Little Lamb, who made thee?
Dost thou know who made thee?
Gave thee life, and [bid]1 thee feed,
By the stream and o'er the mead;
Gave thee clothing of delight,
Softest clothing woolly, bright;
Gave thee such a tender voice,
Making all the vales rejoice?
Little Lamb, who made thee?
Dost thou know who made thee?

Little Lamb, I'll tell thee,
Little Lamb, I'll tell thee:
He is callèd by thy name,
For He calls Himself a Lamb.
He is meek, and He is mild:
He became a little child.
I a child, and thou a lamb,
We are callèd by His name.
Little Lamb, God bless thee!
Little Lamb, God bless thee!



Translation(s): RUS GER FIN CAT
W. De Pue sets stanza 1

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1 MacNutt, Somervell: "bade"

Submitted by Ted Perry

Authorship

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

Set in Finnish (Suomi), a translation by Jaakko Haavio , title unknown CAT RUS GER [text unavailable]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * RUS Russian (Русский) [singable] (Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov) , title 1: "Агнец", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * GER German (Deutsch) (Thomas Schubert) , title 1: "Das Lamm", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "L'anyell ", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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