A Table Prayer

Every daily blessing,
All we are possessing,
Comes from you, O Lord.
For this, now be adored. Amen.

Source: Traditional German table prayer, translated for A Collection of Prayers © 2017

Alle guten Gaben,
Alles was wir haben,
Kommt, O Herr, von Dir:
Dir sei Dank dafür. Amen.

A literal translation of the last line is “To you be thanks for this.”

Published by


Lutheran pastor and musician serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

One thought on “A Table Prayer”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s