5. Uns treffen zwar der Sünden Flecken

From Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz, BWV 136

Johann Sebastian Bach
b minor
61 measures

German text

English translation

Uns treffen zwar der Sünden Flecken,
Indeed the stains of sin cling to us,
So Adams Fall auf uns gebracht.
as Adam’s fall brought upon us.
Allein, wer sich zu / in / Jesu Wunden,
But whoever has found himself
Dem großem Strom voll Blut gefunden,
in Jesus’ wounds, the mighty river of blood,
Wird dadurch wieder rein gemacht.
will through them be made pure again.

About the text


  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo


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