Rock Mt. Sinai

When you see my coffin come

Tune: [When you see my coffin come]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
Rock, Mt. Sinai,
Rock, Mt. Sinai,
Rock, Mt. Sinai, in that morning;
Rock, Mt. Sinai,
Rock, Mt. Sinai,
Rock, Mt. Sinai, in that morning.

1 When you see my coffin come,
Then you will know my race is run, O [Refrain]

2 Sinner, sinner, you will feel,
This old earth rock and reel. [Refrain]

3 Man of sorrows, sinner, see,
Died for you, died for me. [Refrain]

4 Sinner, sinner, in the mire,
On you Heaven will rain fire. [Refrain]

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1), 1907

Text Information

First Line: When you see my coffin come
Title: Rock Mt. Sinai
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Rock, Mt. Sinai

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Text

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1) #23b

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d141

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