4. Drum folget Gott und seinem Triebe

From Gott ist unsre Zuversicht, BWV 197

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f sharp minor → A major
Meter
4/4
Length
10 measures

German text

English translation

Drum folget Gott und seinem Triebe.
Therefore follow God and His promptings.
Das ist die rechte Bahn.
That is the right path.
Die führet durch Gefahr
It leads through danger
Auch endlich in das Kanaan
at last into Canaan
Und durch von ihm geprüfte Liebe
and through love, tested by Him,
Auch an sein heiliges Altar
also to his holy altar
Und bindet Herz und Herz zusammen,
and binds heart together with heart.
Herr! Sei du selbst mit diesen Flammen!
Lord! Be You Yourself among these flames!
 

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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