7. Christenkinder, freuet euch!

From Darzu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes, BWV 40

Johann Sebastian Bach
F major
54 measures

German text

English translation

Christenkinder, freuet euch!
Christian children, rejoice!
Wütet schon das Höllenreich,
Though the kingdom of Hell rages,
Will euch Satans Grimm erschrecken:
and Satan’s fury would terrify you:
Jesus, der erretten kann,
Jesus, who can save,
Nimmt sich seiner Küchlein an
takes to Himself His little chicks
Und will sie mit Flügeln decken.
and will cover them with His wings.

About the text


  • Corno I
  • Corno II
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo


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