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

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

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

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.