Scripture Verse

Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. John 1:29

Introduction

Words: Ni­ko­laus De­ci­us, 1541 (O Lamm Gott­es un­schul­dig). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish by Ar­thur T. Rus­sell (1806–1874), alt.

Music: O Lamm Gott­es Ni­k­olaus De­ci­us, 1541 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of De­ci­us or Rus­sell (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Lyrics

O Lamb of God most holy!
Who on the cross didst suffer,
And patient still and lowly,
Thyself to scorn didst offer;
Our sins by Thee were taken,
Or hope had us forsaken:
Have mercy on us, Jesus.