Lebt friedsam sprach Christus (Live Peacefully, said Christ)

DESCRIPTION: Amish hymn in German.. "Lebt friedsam, sprach Christus der Herr, Zu seinen Ausserkohrnen." "Live peacefully, said Christ, to his chosen people." The hearers are urged to accept doctrine and listen; they are promised rewards if they do
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1742 (Amish Ausbund, #134, according to Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad foreignlanguage
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 153-154, "Lebt friedsam sprach Christus (Live Peacefully, said Christ)" (1 short German text plus not-very-literal translation, 1 tune)
File: KPL153

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