6. Sei getreu, alle Pein

From Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
g minor
Meter
3/4
Structure
none
Length
66 measures

German text

English translation

Sei getreu, alle Pein
Be faithful; all pain
Wird doch nur ein Kleines sein.
Will indeed be but a little while.
Nach dem Regen
After rain,
Blüht der Segen,
Blessing blooms;
Alles Wetter geht vorbei,
Every storm passes;
Sei getreu, sei getreu!
Be faithful, be faithful.
 

About the text

  • Author: Salomo Franck
  • Scripture readings for the day: 1 Peter 2:11–2:20; John 16:16–16:23

Instrumentation

  • Tromba chorale
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo

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