Who are these that come from far? T. Kelly. [Triumphs of the Gospel.] This hymn in Hatfield's Church Hymns, N. Y., 1872, and others, is composed of stanzas iii., iv. (rearranged) v., vi. of Kelly's "Hark! what sounds salute our ears," which appeared in the 1806 edition of his Hymns, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines (ed. 1853, No. 6).
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)