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Cantata BWV 186a
Ärgre dich, o Seele, nicht
Original German Text

Event: Cantata for the 3rd Sunday in Advent
Readings: Epistle: 1 Corinthians 4: 1-5; Gospel: Matthew 11: 2-10
Text: Salomo Franck (Mvts. 1-5); Ludwig Helmbold (Mvt. 6)
Status: Music lost

 

Original German Text

   

1

Coro

   
       
 

Ärgre dich, o Seele, nicht,
Dass das allerhöchste Licht,
Gottes Glanz und Ebenbild,
Sich in Knechtsgestalt verhüllt,
Ärgre dich, o Seele, nicht!

   
       

2

Aria

   
       
       
       

3

Aria

   
       
       
       

4

Aria

   
       
 

Die Armen will der Herr umarmen
Mit Gnaden hier und dort;
Er schenket ihnen aus Erbarmen
Den höchsten Schatz, das Lebenswort.

   
       

5

Aria

   
       
 

Laß, Seele, kein Leiden
Von Jesu dich scheiden,
Sei, Seele, getreu!
Dir bleibet die Krone
Aus Gnaden zu Lohne,
Wenn du von Banden des Leibes nun frei.

   
       

6

Choral

   
       
       

Contributed by Aryeh Oron (July 2005)

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