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Cantata BWV 182
Himmelskönig sei willkommen
English Translation in Parallel Format
Cantata BWV 182 - King of heaven, welcome

Event 1: Cantata for Palm Sunday
Readings: Epistle: Philippians. 2: 5-11 / 1 Corinthians 11: 23-32; Gospel: Matthew 21: 1-9
Event 2: or for the Feast of Annunciation of Mary
Readings: Epistle: Isaiah 7: 10-16; Gospel: Luke 1: 26-38
Text: Salomo Franck ? (Mvts. 2, 4-6, 8); Psalm 40: 7-8 (Mvt. 3); Paul Stockmann (Mvt. 7)

Biblical quotations in green font, chorales in purple

 

Original German Text

 

English Translation

1

Sonata

1

Sonata

 

Flauto, Violino concertante, Violino di ripieno, Viola I/II, Continuo e Violoncello

       

2

Coro

2

Chorus [S, A, T, B]

 

Flauto, Violino, Viola I/II, Violoncello, Continuo

   
 

Himmelskönig, sei willkommen,
Laß auch uns dein Zion sein!
Komm herein,
Du hast uns das Herz genommen.

 

King of heaven, welcome,
let us also be your Zion !
Come within,

You have taken our hearts from us.

       

3

Recitativo B

3

Recitative [Bass]

 

Continuo e Violoncello

   
 

Siehe, ich komme, im Buch ist von mir geschrieben; deinen Willen, mein Gott, tu ich gerne.

 

See , I come, in the book it is written of me: your will , my God, I do gladly.

       

4

Aria B

4

Aria [Bass]

 

Violino, Viola I/II, Continuo

   
 

Starkes Lieben,
Das dich, großer Gottessohn,
Von dem Thron
Deiner Herrlichkeit getrieben,
Dass du dich zum Heil der Welt
Als ein Opfer vorgestellt,
Dass du dich mit Blut verschrieben.

 

Mighty love
by which you, great Son of God,
from the throne
of your glory were driven
so that for the salvation of the world
you presented yourself as a sacrifice
and with blood you signed away yourself.

       

5

Aria A

5

Aria [Alto]

 

Flauto solo, Continuo

   
 

Leget euch dem Heiland unter,
Herzen, die ihr christlich seid!
Tragt ein unbeflecktes Kleid
Eures Glaubens ihm entgegen,
Leib und Leben und Vermögen
Sei dem König itzt geweiht.

 

Put yourselves beneath the Saviour,
you hearts, who are Christian!
Wear an unspotted robe
of your faith to meet him,
Body and life and possessions

now dedicate to the king.

       

6

Aria T

6

Aria [Tenor]

 

Continuo e Violoncello

   
 

Jesu, lass durch Wohl und Weh
Mich auch mit dir ziehen!
Schreit die Welt nur "Kreuzige!",
So lass mich nicht fliehen,
Herr, von deinem Kreuzpanier;
Kron und Palmen find ich hier.

 

Jesus, through weal and woe
let me go with you!
If the world cries only "Crucify ",
do not let me flee
Lord, from the banner of your cross;
I find crown and palms here.

       

7

Choral

7

Chorale [S, A, T, B]

 

Flauto, Violino, Viola I/II, Violoncello, Continuo

   
 

Jesu, deine Passion
Ist mir lauter Freude,
Deine Wunden, Kron und Hohn
Meines Herzens Weide;
Meine Seel auf Rosen geht,
Wenn ich dran gedenke,
In dem Himmel eine Stätt
Uns deswegen schenke.

 

Jesus, your passion
is for me pure joy,
your wounds, crown and shame
are my heart's pasture;
My soul walks on roses
if I think on this,
in heaven a place
for this reason grant to us.

       

8

Coro

8

Chorus [S, A, T, B]

 

Flauto, Violino, Viola I/II, Violoncello, Continuo

   
 

So lasset uns gehen in Salem der Freuden,
Begleitet den König in Lieben und Leiden.
Er gehet voran
Und öffnet die Bahn.

 

So let us go in the Salem of joy,
accompany the king in love and in sorrows
he goes before
and opens the way.

       

This Translation in Interlinear Format + Note on the Text

English Translation by Francis Browne (March 2002, revised February 2005)

Contributed by Francis Browne (March 2002, February 2005)

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