Hail, Redeemer, King Divine

Representative Text

1 Hail, redeemer, king divine!
Priest and lamb, the throne is thine;
King whose reign shall never cease,
Prince of everlasting peace.

Angels, saints and nations sing:
"Praised be Jesus Christ, our king;
Lord of earth and sky and sea,
King of love on Calvary."

2 King of everlasting might!
Be to us eternal light,
Till in peace each nation rings
With thy praises, king of kings. [Refrain]

Source: Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #717

Author: Patrick Brennan

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Text Information

First Line: Hail, Redeemer, King divine
Title: Hail, Redeemer, King Divine
Author: Patrick Brennan
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Angels, saints, and nations sing
Copyright: © Continuum International Publishing Group, Ltd.



George J. Elvey (PHH 48) composed ST. GEORGE'S WINDSOR as a setting for James Montgomery's text "Hark! The Song of Jubilee," with which it was published in Edward H. Thorne's Selection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1858). The tune has been associated with Alford's text since publication of the hymn in th…

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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #717

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #90

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #365

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #210

Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #481

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #463

New English Praise #614

One in Faith #625

Together in Song #237

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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