5. Wer Gott bekennt

From Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist, BWV 45, Part II

Johann Sebastian Bach
f sharp minor
67 measures

German text

English translation

Wer Gott bekennt
Whoever acknowledges God
Aus wahrem Herzensgrund,
from the true depths of his heart,
Den will er auch bekennen.
God will also acknowledge.
Denn der muß ewig brennen,
For he must burn forever,
Der einzig mit dem Mund
who only with his mouth
Ihn Herren nennt.
calls Him Lord.

About the text


  • Flauto traverso I
  • Alto
  • Continuo: Organo


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