Ved al Cristo, Rey de gloria

Representative Text

1 Ved al Cristo, rey de gloria:
Es del mundo el vencedor;
De la guerra vuelve invicto,
Todos démosle loor.
Coronad al Salvador.

2 Exaltadle, sí, exaltadle;
Ricos triunfos trae Jesús;
Entronadle allá en los cielos
En la refulgente luz.
Coronad al Salvador.

3 Si los malos se burlaron,
Coronando al Salvador,
Hoy los ángeles y santos
Le proclaman su Señor.
Coronad al Salvador.

4 Escuchad las alabanzas,
Que se elevan hacia Él.
Victorioso reina el Cristo;
Adorad al Emmanuel.
Coronad al Salvador.


Source: Culto Cristiano #80

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ved al Cristo, Rey de gloria
English Title: Look, ye saints, the sight is glorious
Author: Thomas Kelly
Translator: Anonymous
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Coronadle, Coronad al Salvador
Copyright: Public Domain


CROWN HIM (Stebbins)


William H. Monk (PHH 332) composed CORONAE in 1871. The following year it was published in J Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes Old and New as a setting for Thomas Kelly's text "Look, ye saints, the sight is glorious." That text had "Crown him!" in each stanza, thus the title for this tune. A bar fo…

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #175

Celebremos Su Gloria #240

Himnos de la Iglesia #145

Mil Voces para Celebrar #175

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