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Chorale BWV 252
Nun danket alle Gott
English Translation
Chorale BWV 252 - Now all thank God

Event: Wedding
Text:
Martin Rinckart (1636)
Chorale Text:
Nun danket alle Gott
Date:
Possibly 1729

 

Original German Text

 

English Translation

1

Choral

1

Chorale [S, A, T, B]

 

Corno I/II, Oboe e Violino I col Soprano, Oboe d'amore e Violino II coll' Alto, Viola col Tenore, Continuo

 

Nun danket alle Gott
Mit Herzen, Mund und Händen,
Der große Dinge tut
An uns und allen Enden,
Der uns von Mutterleib
Und Kindesbeinen an
Unzählig viel zugut
Und noch itzund getan.

 

Now all thank God
with heart,mouth and hands;
He does great things
for us and all our purposes;
He for us from our mother's womb
and childish steps
countless great good
has done and still continues to do.

--

English Translation by Francis Browne (July 2009)

Contributed by Francis Browne (July 2009)

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