4. Lobe den Herren, der deinen Stand sichtbar gesegnet

From Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren, BWV 137, Versus 4

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
a minor
Meter
3/4
Structure
none
Length
79 measures

German text

English translation

Lobe den Herren, der deinen Stand sichtbar gesegnet,
Praise the Lord, who has manifestly blessed your station,
Der aus dem Himmel mit Strömen der Liebe geregnet;
Who from heaven has sent down rain of streams of love;
Denke dran,
Think on this,
Was der Allmächtige kann,
What the Almighty [God] can [do],
Der dir mit Liebe begegnet.
Who meets you [in Christ] with love.
 

About the text

  • Author: Joachim Neander
  • The 1680 hymn by Joachim Neander (Dürr 2005, 505)
  • Text references: fourth verse of the 1680 hymn by Joachim Neander (verbatim)
  • Scripture readings for the day: 2 Corinthians 3:4–3:11; Mark 7:31–7:37

Instrumentation

  • Tromba I / Oboe I
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo

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