Drei Koenige fuehrt Gottes Hand

Drei Koenige fuehrt Gottes Hand

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Drei König führt die göttlich Hand. [Epiphany.] Appeared in the Alte Catholische Geistliche Kirchengesäng, Cologne, 1621, in 9 stanzas of 6 lines, and thence, omitting stanza ii. in F. Hommel's Geistliche Volkslieder, 1871, No. 51; and in full, but altered, in Trier Gesang-Buch (R. C), 1846, p. 34. Nearly the same text, but beginning, "Es führt drei König Gottes Hand,” from the Catholische Kirchen Getsäng, Cologne, 1625, is included, omitting stanzas ii., ix. in Wackernagel, v. p. 1251, and in H. Bone's Cantate, 1846 (edition 1879, No. 82). Translated as:— Three kings were led by God's own hand, a good translation from the Trier text, omitting stanzas ii., iv, vii., by Dr. R. F. Littledale, as No. 54 in the People's Hymnal, 1867, signed “A. L. P." [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


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