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Erect your heads, eternal gates

Erect your heads, eternal gates

Tune: MARIETTA (Holyoke)
Published in 14 hymnals

Representative Text

Erect your heads, eternal gates,
Unfold to entertain
The king of glory, see he comes
With his celestial train.
Erect your heads, eternal gates,
Unfold to entertain
The king of glory, see,he comes
he come, see he comes,
With his eternal train.

Who is this king of glory?
Who is this king of glory?
Who? Who?
The Lord for strength renown'd,
for strength renown'd;
In battle mighty;
in battle mighty, o'er his foes,
Eternal victor crown'd.
In battle mighty, oe'r his foes,
Eternal victor crown'd.

Erect your heads ye gates, unfold
In state to entertain
The king of glory,see he comes,
With all his shining train.

Who is this king of glory?
Who? who? who?
The Lord of hosts renown'd;
Of glory he alone is king,
Who is with glory crown'd.
Of glory he alone is king,
Who is with glory crown'd.

Harmonia Americana, 1791

Text Information

First Line: Erect your heads, eternal gates
Source: Tate and Brady
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.XXIVb

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #P.XXIVb

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #17

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d73

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for Every Sunday ... Diocese of Quebec #d23

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #29b

A Selection of Psalms with occasional hymns #d12

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American Psalmody #313

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Harmonia Americana #65

Hymns Suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church ... #d10

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The Congregational Hymn Book #187

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