Loores dad a Cristo el Rey

Representative Text

1 Loores dad a Cristo el Rey,
suprema potestad;
de su divino amor la ley,
postrados aceptad.
De su divino amor la ley,
postrados aceptad.

2 Vosotros, hijos* de Israel,
ovejas de la grey;
loores dad a Emmanuel
y proclamadle Rey;
loores dad a Emmanuel
y proclamadle Rey.

3 Naciones todas, escuchad
y obedeced su ley
de gracia y de santidad
y proclamadle Rey,
de gracia y de santidad,
y proclamadle Rey.

4 Con la celeste multitud
del trono en derredor,
alzad canción de gratitud
a Cristo el Salvador.
Alzad canción de gratitud
a Cristo el Salvador.

* hijas

Source: El Himnario Presbiteriano #203

Translator: Thomas M. Westrup

Thomas Martin Westrup moved with his family from London to Mexico when he was fifteen years old. He translated hundreds of hymns and, along with his son, Enrique, published a three-volume hymnal Incienso Christiano. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Author: Edward Perronet

Edward Perronet was the son of the Rev. Vincent Perronet, Vicar of Shoreham, Kent. For some time he was an intimate associate of the Wesleys, at Canterbury and Norwich. He afterwards became pastor of a dissenting congregation. He died in 1792. In 1784, he published a small volume, entitled "Occasional Verses, Moral and Social;" a book now extremely rare. At his death he is said to have left a large sum of money to Shrubsole, who was organist at Spafield's Chapel, London, and who had composed the tune "Miles Lane" for "All hail the power of Jesus' Name!" --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872. ------ Perronet, Edward. The Perronets of England, grandfather, father, and son, were French emigres. David Perronet cam… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Loores dad a Cristo el Rey
English Title: All hail the power of Jesus' name
Author: Edward Perronet
Translator: Thomas M. Westrup
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



Like MILES LANE (470), CORONATION was written for this text. Oliver Holden (b. Shirley, MA, 1765; d. Charlestown, MA, 1844) composed the tune in four parts with a duet in the third phrase. The tune, whose title comes from the theme of Perronet's text, was published in Holden's Union Harmony (1793).…

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Celebremos Su Gloria #241

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El Himnario #203

El Himnario Bautista de la Gracia #113

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El Himnario Presbiteriano #203

Himnos de la Iglesia #48

Praise y Adoración #42b


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