4. Du bereitest für mir einen Tisch

From Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt, BWV 112, Versus 4

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
D major
Meter
2/2
Length
125 measures

German text

English translation

Du bereitest für mir einen Tisch
You prepare a table for me
Vor mein Feinden allenthalben,
before my thronging enemies,
Machst mein Herze unverzagt und frisch,
You make my heart optimistic and fresh,
Mein Haupt tust du mir salben
You annoint my head
Mit deinem Geist, der Freuden Öl,
with Your Spirit, the oil of joy,
Und schenkest voll ein meiner Seel
and You present to my soul
Deiner geistlichen Freuden.
the fullness of Your spiritual happiness.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo

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