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Cantata BWV 196
Der Herr denket an uns
English Translation in Parallel Format
Cantata BWV 196 - The Lord thinks of us and blesses us

Event: Cantata for a Wedding
Text: Psalm 115: 12-15

Biblical quotations in green font, chorales in purple

 

Original German Text

 

English Translation

1

Sinfonia

1

Sinfonia

 

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

 
       

2

Coro

2

Chorus [S, A, T, B]

 

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

 
 

Der Herr denket an uns und segnet uns.
Er segnet das Haus Israel, er segnet das Haus Aaron.

 

The Lord thinks of us and blesses us.
He blesses the house of Israel, he blesses the house of Aaron.

       

3

Aria S

3

Aria [Soprano]

 

Violino I/II all' unisono, Organo e Continuo

 
 

Er segnet, die den Herrn fürchten,
beide, Kleine und Große.

 

He blesses those who fear the Lord,
both, small and great.

       

4

Aria (Duetto) T B

4

Aria (Duetto) [Tenor, Bass]

 

Violino I/II, Viola, Organo e Continuo

 
 

Der Herr segne euch je mehr und mehr,
euch und eure Kinder.

 

May the Lord bless you more and more,
you and your chldren.

       

5

Coro

5

Chorus [S, A, T, B]

 

Violino I/II, Viola, Organo e Continuo

 
 

Ihr seid die Gesegneten des Herrn,
der Himmel und Erde gemacht hat.
Amen.

 

You are the blessed of the the Lord,
who has made heaven and earth.
Amen.

       

This Translation in Interlinear Format + Note on the Text

English Translation by Francis Browne (March 2002)

Contributed by Francis Browne (March 2002)

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