'Tis midnight; and on Olive's brow

Representative Text

1 'Tis midnight; and on Olive's brow
the star is dimmed that lately shone:
'tis midnight; in the garden now
the suff'ring Savior prays alone.

2 'Tis midnight; and, from all removed,
Emmanuel wrestles lone with fears:
e'en the disciple that he loved
heeds not his Master's grief and tears.

3 'Tis midnight; and, for others' guilt,
the Man of Sorrows weeps in blood:
yet he that hath in anguish knelt
is not forsaken by his God.

4 'Tis midnight; from the heav'nly plains
is borne the song that angels know:
unheard by mortals are the strains
that sweetly soothe the Savior's woe.

Source: Trinity Psalter Hymnal #344

Author: William B. Tappan

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Hymns of the Saints #264

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Hymns to the Living God #144

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Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #226

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Small Church Music #5810

The Christian Life Hymnal #159

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The Cyber Hymnal #6765

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The Worshiping Church #220

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #249

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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #344

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #116

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