337. Oh, What Their Joy

1 Oh, what their joy and their glory must be,
Those endless Sabbaths the blessed ones see!
Crowns for the valiant, to weary ones rest;
God shall be all, and in all ever blest.

2 In new Jerusalem joy shall be found,
Blessings of peace shall forever abound;
Wish and fufillment are not severed there,
Nor the things prayed for come short of the prayer.

3 We, where no troubles distraction can bring,
Safely the anthems of Zion shall sing;
While for your grace, Lord, their voices of praise
Your blessed people shall evermore raise.

4 Now let us worship our Lord and our King,
Joyfully raising our voices to sing:
Praise to the Father, and praise to the Son,
Praise to the Spirit, to God, Three in One.

Text Information
First Line: Oh, what their joy and their glory must be
Title: Oh, What Their Joy
Translator: John M. Neale, 1818-1866
Author: Peter Abelard, 1079-1142
Publication Date: 1978
Meter: 10 10 10 10
Topic: Christian Hope; All Saints' Day; Burial (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: O QUANTA QUALIA
Meter: 10 10 10 10
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Antiphoner, Paris, 1681



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