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Beyond the Sound of Weeping

Beyond the sound of weeping

Author: Elsie Janet French
Tune: [Beyond the sound of weeping]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Beyond the sound of weeping,
Beyond the sight of tears,
Our dear ones rest forever
Thro’ God’s eternal years;
Ah, sad for us who linger
Where time’s slow shadows creep,
And wait the call that giveth
"To His beloved" sleep.

Refrain:
Then rest, oh, dear one, rest thee,
Beyond our clasp, and kiss
Where hearts can feel,
Can feel no yearning,
In fairer worlds than this.
In fairer worlds than this.

2 Where never parting cometh,
Nor ever shade of night,
Where sun nor moon is needed
In that all-glorious light;
Where pain and sin are banished,
And sorrow all has flown,
Where we shall see His glory,
And know as we are known. [Refrain]

3 Oh, blessed dead that sleepeth,
So dreamlessly and deep,
We would not break that slumber
Whose waking means to weep;
But safe with Him forever,
Who wipes all tears away,
We trust our blessed sleepers,
And wait, and love and pray. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12888

Author: Elsie Janet French

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Text Information

First Line: Beyond the sound of weeping
Title: Beyond the Sound of Weeping
Author: Elsie Janet French
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then rest, O, dear one, rest thee
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #12888
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12888

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