4. Ich traue seiner Gnaden

From In allen meinen Taten, BWV 97, Versus 4

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
B flat major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Largo
Structure
none
Length
61 measures

German text

English translation

Ich traue seiner Gnaden,
I trust his mercy
Die mich vor allem Schaden,
That protects me from all injury,
Vor allem Übel schützt.
From all evil.
Leb ich nach seinen Gesetzen,
If I live according to his laws,
So wird mich nichts verletzen,
Then nothing will harm me;
Nichts fehlen, was mir nützt.
Nothing will be lacking that is of benefit to me.
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Based on the 1642 hymn by Paul Fleming

Instrumentation

  • Violino solo
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Bassono + Violoncello + Organo

Notes

Organo: see Appendix (Neue Bach-Ausgabe I/34, p. 334)

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