5. Durch mächtige Kraft

From Gott ist mein König, BWV 71, Version 2

Johann Sebastian Bach
D major
3/8 → 4/4
35 measures

German text

English translation

Durch mächtige Kraft
Through powerful strength
Erhältst du unsre Grenzen,
You maintain our borders,
Hier muß der Friede glänzen,
here peace must glow,
Wenn Mord und Kriegessturm
though murder and the storm of war
Sich allerort erhebt.
are raised up everywhere.
Wenn Kron und Zepter bebt,
Though crown and scepter tremble,
Hast du das Heil geschafft
You have caused salvation
Durch mächtige Kraft!
through powerful strength!

About the text

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  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Tromba III
  • Timpani
  • Alto
  • Continuo: Organo


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