Conquering kings their titles takeTranslator: John Chandler (1837, alt., cento.)
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1 Conquering kings their titles take
From the foes they captive make;
Jesus, by a nobler deed,
From the thousands he hath freed.
2 Yea, none other Name is given
Unto mortals under heaven,
Which can make the dead arise,
And exalt them to the skies.
3 Rather gladly for that Name
Bear the Cross, endure the shame;
Joyfully for him to die
Is not death, but victory.
4 Jesus, who dost condescend
To be called the sinner's friend,
Hear us, as to thee we pray,
Glorying in thy Name to-day.
5 Glory to the Father be,
Glory, Holy Son, to thee,
Glory to the Holy Ghost,
From the saints and angel-host.
|Instances (1 - 2 of 2)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Small Church Music #1344||Orientus Partibus (St. Martin)||Conquering kings their titles take||ORIENTUS PARTIBUS (ST. MARTIN)||188.8.131.52|
|The Cyber Hymnal #1051||Conquering Kings Their Titles Take||Conquering kings their titles take||INNOCENTS||Anonymous; John Chandler||77.77||<cite>Paris Breviary</cite>, 1736, for the Feast of the Circumcision at Second Vespers; Translation: <cite>Hymns of the Primitive Church</cite>, 1837|