7540. Who Is This, with Garments Gory

1. Who is this with garments gory,
Triumphing from Bozrah’s way;
This that weareth robes of glory,
Bright with more than victory’s ray?
Who is this unwearied comer
From his journey’s sultry length,
Traveling through Idumè’s summer
In the greatness of His strength?

2. Wherefore red in Thine apparel
Like the conquerors of the earth,
And arrayed like those who carol
O’er the reeking vineyard’s mirth?
Who art Thou, the valleys seeking
Where our peaceful harvests wave?
I, in righteous anger speaking,
I, the mighty One to save.

3. I, that of the raging heathen
Trod the winepress all alone,
Now in victor garlands wreathen
Coming to redeem Mine own:
I am He with sprinkled raiment,
Glorious for My vengeance hour,
Ransoming, with priceless payment,
And delivering with power.

4. Hail! All hail! Thou Lord of Glory!
Thee, our Father, Thee we own;
Abraham heard not of our story,
Israel ne’er our name hath known.
But, Redeemer, Thou hast sought us,
Thou hast heard Thy children’s wail,
Thou with Thy dear blood hast bought us:
Hail! Thou mighty victor, hail!

Text Information
First Line: Who is this with garments gory
Title: Who Is This, with Garments Gory
Author: Arthur C. Coxe (1844)
Meter: 87.87 D
Source: Hallowe'en, 1844
Language: English
Notes: Alternate tune: ZUM FRIEDEN, Johann S. Bach, 1685-1750
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: EBENEZER
Composer: Thomas John Williams (1890)
Meter: 87.87 D
Incipit: 11232 12343 21545
Key: f minor
Source: Llaw lyfr Moliant, 1890
Copyright: Public Domain



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