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47b. Idumea

1. And am I born to die? To lay this body down! And must my trembling spirit fly Into a world unknown? 2. A land of deepest shade, Unpierced by human thought; The dreary regions of the dead, Where all things are forgot! 3. Soon as from earth I go, What will become of me? Eternal happiness or woe Must then my portion be! 4. Waked by the trumpet sound, I from my grave shall rise; And see the Judge with glory crowned, And see the flaming skies!

Text Information
First Line: And am I born to die?
Title: Idumea
Author: Charles Wesley (1763)
Publication Date: 1991
Meter: S. M.
Tune Information
Composer: Ananias Davisson (1816)
Meter: S. M.
Key: a minor

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