5. Sende, Herr, den Segen ein

From Ihr Tore zu Zion, BWV 193

Johann Sebastian Bach
G major
49 measures

German text

English translation

Sende, Herr, den Segen ein,
Send down, Lord, Your blessing,
Laß dei wachsen und erhalten,
make them prosper and sustain them,
Die vor dich das Recht verwalten
who administer justice before You
Und ein Schutz der Armen sein!
and are the protectors of the poor!
Sende, Herr, den Segen ein!
Send down, Lord, Your blessing!

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous


  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Alto


Only ob I II vl I II vla S A parts survive (Dürr 2005, 730). Reconstruction by Reinhold Kubik available from Hänssler-Verlag (Neuhausen-Stuttgart).


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