Part I
Johann Sebastian Bach
1738

3. Gelobet sei Gott, gelobet sein Name

  • Violino I · A3 – D6
  • Violino II · G3 – A5
  • Viola · D3 – D5
  • Basso · A2 – E4
  • Continuo: Organo

German Text

Gelobet sei Gott, gelobet sein Name,
Der treulich gehalten Versprechen und Eid!
Sein treuer Diener ist geboren,
Der längstens darzu auserkoren,
Daß er den Weg dem Herrn bereit’.

English Translation

Praised be God, praised be His name,
who faithfully kept His promise and oath!
His loyal servant is born,
who was chosen long since for this,
to prepare the way of the Lord,

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