Martin Heidegger's Front Door
Martin Luther Quote
Sprüche Kapitel 4:23

 

Photo here. Color enhanced by Daniel Fidel Ferrer.

This is a translation from the Bible by Martin Luther (1483-1546)
that Elfride Heidegger had inscribed
above the door of Martin Heidegger's house in Freiburg, Germany.

"Behüte dein Herz mit allem Fleiß; denn daraus geht das Leben."

In translation it reads:
"Guard your heart with all dilligence because from there springs life."

See online
http://www.gutenberg2000.de/luther/bibel/sprueche.htm
Sprüche Kapitel 4
23. Behüte dein Herz mit allem Fleiß; denn daraus geht das Leben.

Proverbs 4:23
Other Possible Translations:
23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
23 With closest custody, guard your heart, for in it are the sources of life.
23 Protect your heart with all diligence; because from this the life goes.

Notes: Dr. Alfred Denker.
July 9, 2002.