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Gott sei uns gnädig und barmherzig
Text and Translation of Chorale

EKG:
Author: Anon; paraphrase of Psalm 67.
Chorale Melody: Meine Seele erhebet den Herren [The German Magnificat] | Composer: Anon (1532)

 

Vocal Works by J.S. Bach:

Ver

Work

Mvt.

Year

Br

RE

KE

Di

BC

Type

 

-

BWV 323

-

?

319

120

320

-

F140.1

Chorale [S, A, T, B]

 
 
 

German Text (verses in bold print set by Bach)

English Translation

1

Gott sei uns gnädig und barmherzig
Und geb uns seinen göttlichen Segen.

May God be merciful and compassionate for us
and give us his divine blessing.

2

Er lasse uns sein Antlitz leuchten,
Daß wir auf Erden erkennen seine Wege.

May he let his face shine upon us
so that on earth we may know his way.

3

Es segne uns Gott, unser Gott,
Es segne uns Gott und geb uns seinen Frieden. Amen.

May God bless us, our God,
May God bless us and give us his peace. Amen

4

Lob und Preis sei Gott dem Vater
Und dem Sohn und dem Heiligen Geist,

Glory and praise to God the Father
and to the son and to the holy spirit,

5

Wie es war im Anfang, jetzt und immerdar
Und von Ewigkeit zu Ewigketi. Amen.

As it was in the beginning, now and always
and from eternity to eternity. Amen.

--

English Translation by Francis Browne (February 2010)
Contributed by Francis Browne (February 2010)

Chorales BWV 250-438
Recordings | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Chorales in Bach's Vocal Works: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Hidden Chorale Melody Allusions | Passion Chorale
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