9. Ich will von Jesu Wundern singen

From Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147, Part II: Nach der Predigt

Johann Sebastian Bach
C major
58 measures

German text

English translation

Ich will von Jesu Wundern singen
I want to sing of Jesus’ wonders,
Und ihm der Lippen Opfer bringen,
And bring him the offering of [praise from] the lips;
Er wird nach seiner Liebe Bund
In accordance with the covenant of his love, he will powerfully conquer
Das schwache Fleisch, den irdischen Mund
Weak flesh, the earthly mouth
Durch heilges Feuer kräftig zwingen.
By [baptism of] holy fire.

About the text


  • Tromba solo
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Fagotto + Violoncello + Violone + Cembalo + Organo


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