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Cantata BWV 118
O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht
English Translation in Interlinear Format
Cantata BWV 118 - O Jesus Christ, light of my life

Event:Cantata (or motet) for a funeral
Text: Martin Behm
Chorale
Text: O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht

Biblical quotations in green font, chorales in purple

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Chorus [S, A, T, B]

Lituus I/II, Violino I/II, Viola, Oboe o Bassono, Continuo

O Jesu Christ, mein's Lebens Licht
O Jesus Christ, light of my life,
Mein Hort, mein Trost, mein' Zuversicht,
my refuge, my comfort, my reassurance,
Auf Erden bin ich nur ein Gast
on earth I am only a guest
Und drückt mich sehr der Sünden Last.
And the burden of sin presses down heavily upon me.

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This Translation in Parallel Format

English Translation by Francis Browne (July 2008)
Contributed by Francis Browne (July 2008)

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Chorale Text:
O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht

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