Drop, drop, slow tears

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Lyricist: Phineas Fletcher (1582-1650)

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English.png English text

Drop, drop, slow tears,
And bathe those beauteous feet
Which brought from Heaven
The news and Prince of Peace.

Cease not, wet eyes,
His mercy to entreat;
To cry for vengeance
Sin doth never cease.

In your deep floods
Drown all my faults and fears;
Nor let His eye
See sin, but through my tears.

Hungarian.png Hungarian text

Ejts könnyeket,
és áldd a gyermeket,
ki meghozta az égi híreket.

A fellegek
is könnyet ejtenek,
hogy megváltotta mind a bűnöket.

Félelmemet,
és minden vétkemet,
a hulló könnycsepp mélyre eltemet.

Translation by Szabó Márk

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