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Oh! What a Beautiful City

There's three gates in-a the East

Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

Oh! what a beautiful city,
Oh! what a beautiful city,
Oh! what a beautiful city,
Twelve gates-a to the city, Hallelujah!

1 There’s three gates in-a the East,
three gates in-a the West;
Three gates in-a the North,
and three gates in-a the South,
making it twelve gates-a to the city, a-Hallelujah. (refrain)

2 O, my Lord built-a that day,
that was just a-fore square;
wanted all-a you sinners
to meet Him in-a the air,
’Cause He built twelve gates-a to the city, a-Hallelujah. (refrain)

Text Information

First Line: There's three gates in-a the East
Title: Oh! What a Beautiful City
Source: Traditional
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Oh! What a beautiful city
Copyright: Public Domain



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Lift Every Voice and Sing II #10

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Songs of Zion #169

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