Johann Sebastian Bach
1724

2. Es Kömmt aber die Zeit

  • Oboe I + Violino I
  • Oboe II + Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Fagotto + Organo

German Text by Anonymous

Es kömmt aber die Zeit, daß, wer euch tötet, wird meinen, er tue Gott einen Dienst daran. (John 16:2)

English Translation

But the time will come when whoever kills you will think that he does God a service by it.

Resources

  • Full score: Neue Bach-Ausgabe I/12, p. 171
  • Background: Alfred Dürr, Cantatas of J. S. Bach (Oxford University Press, 2005), p. 340
  • Scripture readings: 1 Peter 4:8–4:11; John 15:26–16:4
  • Scripture: John 16:2
  • Scripture adaptation: Verbatim
  • Bach Digital
  • Scores at IMSLP
  • Text from Emmanuel Music
  • Wikipedia

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