63. Was will der Höllen Schrecken nun

From Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248, VI. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
D major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
A tempo
Structure
none
Length
9 measures

German text

English translation

Was will der Höllen schrecken nun,
How can hell frighten now,
Was will uns Welt und Sünde tun,
what can the world and sin do to us,
Da wir in Jesu Händen ruhn?
since we are safe in Jesus’ hands?

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Instrumentation

  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

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