Nach oben mußt du blicken,
gedrücktes, wundes Herz,
dann wandelt in Entzücken
sich bald dein tiefster Schmerz.
Froh darfst du Hoffnung fassen,
wie hoch die Flut auch treibt.
Wie wärst du denn verlassen,
wenn dir die Liebe bleibt?
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):
, title 1: "Assurance", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Vertrouwen", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Confiance", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2004-05-02.
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You must look upwards,
Burdened, wounded heart,
Then your deepest sorrow
Will soon be transformed into rapture.
You may happily take hope,
No matter how high the floodwaters rise.
How could you be forsaken
If you still have love?
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