| BWV 34 O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der
After 1740; Parody: 1,3,5 ← BWV 34a/1, 5, 4.
BG 7; NBA I/13
1. Chorus (S, A, T, B)
O fire everlasting, O fountain of loving,
Desiring, O Highest, thy temple to be,
Ah, grant that our souls find in true faith thy favor.
2. Recit. (T)
Lord, these our hearts hold out to thee
3. Aria (A)
Rejoice, all ye, the souls elected,
Who can his blessings; number reckon?
And this is by the lord fulfilled.(2)
4. Recit. (B)
If God doth choose the holy shelters
5. Chorus (S, A, T, B)
Peace be over Israel.
Peace be over Israel,
Peace upon you all he sendeth.
1. I.e., the words of the Gospel, Jn.
2. Cf. Ps. 118:23.
3. Cf. Ps. 128:6
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