Some Day the Silver Cord Will Break

Some day the silver cord will break, And earthly dreams and vigils cease

Author: Fanny Crosby (Ida Scott Taylor)
Tune: [Some day the silver cord will break] (Doane)
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Some day the silver cord will break,
And earthly dreams and vigils cease;
My spirit will its clay forsake,
And find the haven-land of peace.

Refrain:
The silver cord some day will break,
And I to endless joys awake;
O then for me shall life be done,
Eternal life and heav’n be won!

2 Some day for me the Lord shall call,
With gentle whisper in my ear;
The silver cord will loose and fall,
When I his tender voice shall hear. [Refrain]

3 O, when shall break life’s silver cord,
And when the morn of morns I see,
With friends I love, my King and Lord
At heaven’s gate shall welcome me. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #172

Author: Fanny Crosby (Ida Scott Taylor)

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, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, w… Go to person page >

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First Line: Some day the silver cord will break, And earthly dreams and vigils cease
Title: Some Day the Silver Cord Will Break
Author: Fanny Crosby (Ida Scott Taylor)
Refrain First Line: The silver cord some day will break

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Instances

Instances (1 - 14 of 14)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Beautiful Songs of Zion, a Collection of New and Old Songs #d136
Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #172TextPage Scan
Hymns of the Second Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ #d155
Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #81Page Scan
Notes of Gladness #d117
Precious Jewels of Sacred Song #d217
Sacred Songs for the Baptist Young People's Union 10th International Convention #20
Song Evangel #d134
The Best of All: complete #210Page Scan
The Christian Church Hymnal #369Page Scan
The Old Story in Song #57AudioPage Scan
The Praise Book for Young People's Societies, Church Prayer Meetings and Sunday Schools #289Page Scan
The Young People's Hymnal No. 3: adapted to the use of Sunday Schools, Epworth Leagues, prayer meetings and revivals #122Page Scan
Voices of Victory #190Page Scan
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