|BWV 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich
2. Ps. 25:1-2; 4. Ps. 25:4; 6. Ps. 25.14.
Date uncertain, perhaps early Weimar period, 1708-1709 (cf. Dürr, p. 628).
BG 30; NBA I/41.
2. Chorus [Dictum] (S, A, T, B)
For thee, Lord, is my desire. My God, my hope is in thee. Let me not confounded be now, so that all my foes may not triumph over me.
3. Aria (S)
I am and shall be e'er content,
4. Chorus [Dictum] (S, A, T, B)
Lead thou me in thy true pathways and teach thou me; for thou art the God who saves me; daily I await thee.
5. Aria (A, T, B)
Cedars must before the tempest
6. Chorus [Dictum] (S, A, T, B)
These mine eyes are looking e'er to the Lord, for he shall pluck my foot from the net's confinement.
7. Chorus (S, A, T, B)
All my days which pass in sadness
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