538. Hallelujah! We Sing Your Praises (Haleluya! Pelo tsa rona)

Text Information
First Line: Christ the Lord to us said
Title: Hallelujah! We Sing Your Praises (Haleluya! Pelo tsa rona)
Sotho Title: Haleluya! Pelo tsa rona
Translator: Gracia Grindal (1984)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 6.6.6.8 with refrain
Scripture: 2 Samuel 22:50; Psalm 66:2; Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-18; John 4:7-15; John 6:25-62; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17
Topic: Eucharist; Hunger; Lord's Supper3 more...
Source: South African
Language: English; Sotho
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah! We sing your praises (Haleluya! Pelo tsa rona)
Copyright: English trans. © 1984 Utryck (admin. Walton Music Corp.)
Tune Information
Name: HALELUYA! PELO TSA RONA
Meter: 6.6.6.8 with refrain
Key: G Major or modal
Source: South African; Arr. Freedom Is Coming, 1984
Copyright: Arr. © 1984 Utryck (admin. Walton Music Corp.)


Text Information:

Originally created in the Sotho language, this ecstatic South African hymn reached English by way of a Swedish translation and is now found in numerous hymnals. It can serve as a powerful sending hymn for connecting what happens at the Lord’s Table with our mission in the world.


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