436. Were You There

1 Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble,
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

2 Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?
Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?
O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble,
Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?

3 Were you there when they pierced him in the side?
Were you there when they pierced him in the side?
O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble,
Were you there when they pierced him in the side?

4 Were you there when the sun refused to shine?
Were you there when the sun refused to shine?
O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble,
Were you there when the sun refused to shine?

5 Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?
Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?
O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?

6 Were you there when they rolled the stone away?
Were you there when they rolled the stone away?
O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble,
Were you there when they rolled the stone away?

Text Information
First Line: Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Title: Were You There
Publication Date: 1986
Meter: 10 10 with refrain
Scripture: Luke 23:33; Luke 23:44; Luke 23:50-53; Luke 24:1-2; John 19:34
Topic: Lent; Good Friday; Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday) (3 more...)
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: WERE YOU THERE
Harmonizer: C. Winfred Douglas, 1867-1944
Meter: 10 10 with refrain
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Copyright: Harm. © 1940, 1943, 1961, Church Pension Fund



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