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Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort

"Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort"
Hymn by Martin Luther
Six stanzas in the Magdeburg hymnal, 19th century
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Language German
Published 1541 (1541)
About this sound Melody  

"Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort" (Keep us, Lord, faithful to your word) is a Lutheran hymn by Martin Luther and Justus Jonas, first published in 1541. It was used in several musical settings, including the chorale cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach, Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort, BWV 126.[1][2]


  • See also 1
  • References 2
  • Literature 3
  • External links 4

See also


  1. ^ "Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort / Text and Translation of Chorale". 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Chorale Melodies used in Bach's Vocal Works / Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort". 2006. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 


  • Martin Luther, Vom Kriege wider die Türken, WA, 30 II, pp 107-143
  • Albert Friedrich Wilhelm Fischer: Kirchenlieder-Lexicon. Gotha 1878
  • Johannes Kulp (ed. Arno Büchner and Siegfried Fornaçon): Die Lieder unserer Kirche. Eine Handreichung zum Evangelischen Kirchengesangbuch; Handbuch zum Evangelischen Kirchengesangbuch. Sonderband; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprechjt 1958; p. 230–233
  • Otto Schlißke, Handbuch der Lutherlieder. Göttingen 1948, p. 124-137

External links

  • Hanns Leiner: Die Zuchtrute Gottes. Luthers Theologie - Teil 27: Luther und die Auseinandersetzung mit dem Islam, Sonntagsblatt 2008
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