5. Entziehe dich eilends, mein Herze, der Welt

From Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht, BWV 124

Johann Sebastian Bach
A major
Da capo
137 measures

German text

English translation

Entziehe dich eilends, mein Herze, der Welt,
Withdraw yourself hurriedly, my heart, from the world,
Du findest im Himmel dein wahres Vergnügen.
you will find in heaven your true delight.
Wenn künftig dein Auge dein Heiland erblickt,
When your eye beholds your Savior in the future,
So wird erst dein sehnendes Herze erquickt,
then at last your longing heart will be revived,
So wird es in Jesu zufriedengestellt.
then it will be brought to rest in Jesus.

About the text


  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Continuo: Organo


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