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Wir singen dir, Emanuel.--(Goed. 150.)


Included in Crü. Praxis, 1653, no. 100 in 16 stanzas of 4 lines. In Ebeling, 1667, 5, no. 52, four stanzas were added as IV, VIII, IX, XVII. The complete text in 20 stanzas is in Wackernagel: no. 10; Bachmann: no. 42; Unv. L. S.: 1851, no. 58. Cf. Koch IV, 136.

English Versions:
1. Emmanuel, we sing Thy praise.

This translation of stanzas I-III, V-VII, XVIII-XX, appeared in the British Magazine, January, 1838, p. 35. Repeated, omitting the translation of stanza XIX, and beginning "Emmanuel, Thy name we sing," in Kennedy, 1863.

2. Immanuel, we sing to Thee.

A translation of stanzas I-III, V, by A. T. Russell in the Dalston Hospital H. Bk., 1848.

3. Immanuel, we sing to Thee, Of life, etc.

A translation of stanzas I-III, VI, XX, based on the earlier versions, in J. F. Thrupp's Psalms and Hymns, 1853, no. 35.

4. Thee, O Immanuel, we praise.

A good translation of stanzas I-III, V-VII, XVIII-XX, by Miss Winkworth, in her Lyra Ger., First Series, 1855, p. 28. In her 2d ed., 1856, p. 24, she added a translation of stanza IX, and thus in her C. B. for England, 1863, no. 35. Repeated, abridged, in the Hyl. for St. John's, Aberdeen, 1870, and Flett's Collection, Paisley, 1871; and beginning "With all Thy saints, Thee, Lord, we sing" (stanza II), in Boardman's Selections, Philadelphia, 1861.

5. We sing to Thee, Emmanuel, The Prince, etc.

A good translation of stanzas I-III, V-VII, XVIII-XX, by Miss Cox, contributed to Lyra Messianica, 1864, p. 55, and in her own Hymns from the German, 1864, p. 35. in Schaff's Christ in Song, 1869, p. 56, it is in full, and in Jellicoe's Collection, 1867, omitting the translation of stanza V. In the Amer. Bapt. Hy. & Tune Bk., 1871, it begins, "All glory, worship, thanks and praise" (stanzas II, III, XIX, XX).

6. We sing to Thee, Immanuel! Thou Prince of Life.

A translation of stanzas I, II, XIX, XX, signed "F. C. C.," as no. 26 in Dr. Pagenstecher's Collection, 1864.

7. We sing to Thee, Immanuel, Thou Prince of Life.

As no. 109 in part III, 1748, of the Moravian H. Bk. (1754, part I, no. 436).

8. Immanuel, to Thee we sing, Thou Prince, etc.

L. E. Schlecht, in the Moravian H. Bk., 1789, no. 45 (1886, no. 45).

9. Immanuel! Thy praise we sing.

Miss Fry, 1859, p. 163.

10. To Thee, Immanuel, we sing, The Prince, etc.

Miss Manington, 1864, p. 36.

11. Immanuell to Thee we sing, The Fount.

J. Kelly, 1867, p. 37.

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