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Didn't old Pharaoh get lost

Isaac a ransom while he lay

Author: M. Macoomer
Tune: [Isaac a ransom while he lay]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Audio files: Recording

Representative Text

1 Isaac a ransom while he lay,
Upon the altar bound.
Moses, an infant cast away,
By Pharaoh’s daughter found.

Chorus:
Did ‘nt old Pharaoh get lost, get lost, get lost,
Did ‘nt old Pharaoh get lost in the Red Sea?

2 Joseph by his false brethren sold,
God raised above them all;
To Hannah’s child the Lord foretold
How Eli’s house should fall. [Chorus]

3 The Lord said unto Moses,
Go unto Pharaoh now;
Thus says the God of Israel,
Let my people go. [Chorus]

4 King Pharaoh said, Who is the lord,
That I should him obey?
His name is Jehovah,
For he hears people pray. [Chorus]

5 So on came raging Pharaoh,
As they could plainly see;
King Pharaoh and his army
Got drowned in the Red Sea. [Chorus]

6 Then the Lord spoke unto Moses
From sinai’s burning top,
Saying, Moses lead my children
Till I shall bid you stop. [Chorus]

7 Men, women and children,
To Moses they did flock;
They cried aloud for water,
When Moses smote the rock. [Chorus]

8 Hark, hear the children murmur!
They cry aloud for bread;
Down comes the heavenly manna,
And the hungry souls are fed. [Chorus]


Source: A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies #12

Author: M. Macoomer

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Text Information

First Line: Isaac a ransom while he lay
Title: Didn't old Pharaoh get lost
Author: M. Macoomer
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies #12
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A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies #12

A Collection of Sacred Songs #d6

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