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O Zion, lovely Zion, thou city of the faithful

O Zion, lovely Zion, thou city of the faithful

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [O Zion! lovely Zion! thou city of the faithful]
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O Zion! lovely Zion! thou city of the faithful,
How often with rapture thy praises we sing!
Where millions of redeemed ones are dwelling now in brightness,
And praising forever our Saviour and King.

Refrain:
Where the loud swelling chorus of triumph eternal,
Rolls down from the regions of endless delight,
Where the ransomed are returning with music and rejoicing,
To walk with the Saviour in garments of white.

2 O Zion! lovely Zion! thou carest for the lowly;
Thy banner of mercy still waving we see;
Thy watchmen thou art sending with tidings, joyful tidings,
To gather the lost ones and bring them to thee. [Refrain]

3 O Zion! lovely Zion! O when shall we behold thee,
Thy beauty and splendor for ever to share!
Where loved ones who have entered thy bright and shining portals,
Are waiting and watching to welcome us there. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #28

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Zion, lovely Zion, thou city of the faithful
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Where the loud swelling chorus of triumph eternal

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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #9961TextScoreAudio
Include 8 pre-1979 instances



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