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O Galilee, sweet Galilee, O land where prophets trod

O Galilee, sweet Galilee, O land where prophets trod

Author: M. J. Swalley
Tune: [O Galilee, sweet Galilee] (Smalley)
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O Galilee, sweet Galilee!
O land where prophets trod;
O land most sacred in our eyes,
Where walked the Son of God!
We praise the name that hallowed Thee,
Dear Jesus, blessèd name;
As long as tongue shall sound His praise,
So long thy deathless fame.

Refrain:
O Galilee, sweet Galilee!
O land where prophets trod;
O Galilee, sweet Galilee,
Where walked the Son of God.

2 O Galilee, sweet Galilee!
Thy hills are sacred now;
Whose rocks did lend, on wearied nights
A pillow for His brow,
Or from whose crests, where cedars bend,
In silent twilight hour,
He stood enwrapped in prayerful mood,
Awaiting God-sealed power. [Refrain]

3 O Galilee, sweet Galilee!
We claim thee as our own;
Where first He came, whose mission was
To bind all flesh in one;
O native land, O covenant land,
Of earth’s most royal king!
We give thee mead of blessèd praise,
While we His glory sing. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10271

Author: M. J. Swalley

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Text Information

First Line: O Galilee, sweet Galilee, O land where prophets trod
Author: M. J. Swalley

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10271
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ocean Grove Songs #12Page Scan
Sunday School Hymns No. 2 #16Page Scan
Sunday School Hymns No. 2 (Canadian ed.) #16Page Scan
Sunday School Hymns No.2 #d36
The Cyber Hymnal #10271TextScoreAudio
The Young People's Chorus #d24
Exclude 5 pre-1979 instances
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