3. Er wird mich wohl bedenken

From Es bleibt gerecht sein Wille, BWV 100, Versus 3

Johann Sebastian Bach
b minor
82 measures

German text

English translation

Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan,
What God does is well done,
Er wird mich wohl bedenken;
He will think well upon me;
Er, als mein Arzt und Wundermann,
He, as my doctor and miracle-worker,
Wird mir nicht Gift einschenken
will not offer me poison
Vor Arzenei,
for medicine,
Gott ist getreu,
God is faithful,
Drum will ich auf ihn bauen
therefore I will rely on him
Und seiner Gnade trauen.
and trust in His grace.

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Based on hymn by Samuel Rodigast (1675)


  • Flauto traverso solo
  • Soprano
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Organo


Organo: see Appendix (Neue Bach-Ausgabe I/34, p. 341)


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