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Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm;
Jeder Morgen soll dich mahnen,
Daß du mir die Haare küßtest.
Schenk mir deinen seidenen Schwamm;
Jeden Abend will ich ahnen,
Wem du dich im Bade rüstest,
O Maria!

Schenk mir Alles, was du hast;
Meine Seele ist nicht eitel,
Stolz empfang ich deinen Segen.
Schenk mir deine schwerste Last:
Willst du nicht auf meinen Scheitel
Auch dein Herz, dein Herz noch legen,

Translation(s): ENG FRE NOR


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 (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Present me with your golden comb", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Jésus mendie", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , title 1: "Jesus tigger / gi meg til gylne kam", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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