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Hail to the Lord’s Anointed,
great David’s greater Son!
Hail in the time appointed,
his reign on earth begun!
He comes to break oppression,
to set the captive free;
to take away transgression,
and rule in equity.
He comes with comfort speedy
to those who suffer wrong;
to help the poor and needy,
and bid the weak be strong;
to give them songs for sighing,
their darkness turn to light,
whose souls, condemned and dying,
were precious in his sight,
He shall come down like showers
upon the fruitful earth;
love, joy, and hope, like flowers,
spring in his path to birth.
Before him, on the mountains,
shall peace, the herald, go,
and righteousness, in fountains,
from hill to valley flow.

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First Line:
Hail to the Lord's anointed
Title:
Hail to the Lord's Anointed
Author:
James Montgomery (1821)
Meter:
7.6.7.6 D
Language:
English
Copyright:
Public Domain
Liturgical Use:
Scripture Songs

Tune Information

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Title:
ELLACOMBE
Meter:
7.6.7.6 D
Copyright:
Public Domain