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261. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

1 O sons and daughters, let us sing!
The king of heaven, the glorious King,
o'er death today rose triumphing.
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

2 That Easter morn, at break of day,
the faithful women went their way
to seek the tomb where Jesus lay.
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

3 An angel clad in white they see,
who sat, and spake unto the three,
"Your Lord doth go to Galilee."
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

4 That night the apostles met in fear;
amidst them came their Lord most dear,
and said, "My peace be with all here."
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

5 When Thomas first the tidings heard,
how they had seen the risen Lord,
he doubted the disciples' word.
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

6 "My pierced side, O Thomas, see;
my hands, my feet, I show to thee;
not faithless, but believing be."
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

7 No longer Thomas then denied;
he saw the feet, the hands, the side.
"Thou art my Lord and God," he cried.
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

8 How blest are they that have not seen,
and yet whose faith has constant been,
for they eternal life shall win.
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

9 On this most holy day of days,
to God your hearts and voices raise
in laud and jubilee and praise.
Hallelujah, hallelujah! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: O sons and daughters, let us sing!
Title: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Author: Jean Tisserand, 14??-1494
Translator: John Mason Neale, 1818-1866
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Meter: 8 8 8 with hallelujahs
Language: English
Publication Date: 1997
Scripture: ;
Topic: Church Year: Easter; Faith; Jesus Christ: Kingship / Reign
Source: Latin
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Meter: 8 8 8 with hallelujahs
Key: G Major or modal
Source: Anonymous French; Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noëls, 1623; Harmony: anonymous, last 2 measures from the HYmnal 1982
Copyright: Harmony © The Church Pension Fund

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