Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoplesVersifier: Christopher M. Idle (1973)
Tune: O QUANTA QUALIA
Published in 14 hymnals
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1 Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples,
countless the crowd but their voices are one.
Vast is the sight and majestic their singing:
"God has the victory: he reigns from the throne!"
2 These have come out of the great tribulation;
now they may stand in the presence of God,
serving their Lord day and night in his temple,
ransomed and cleansed by the Lamb's precious blood.
3 Gone is their thirst and no more shall they hunger;
God is their shelter, his power at their side.
Sun shall not pain them, no burning will torture;
Jesus the Lamb is their shepherd and guide.
4 He will go with them to clear living water
flowing from springs which his mercy supplies.
Gone is their grief, and their trials are over.
God wipes away every tear from their eyes.
5 Blessing and glory and wisdom and power
be to the Savior again and again.
Might and thanksgiving and honor forever
be to our God: Alleluia! Amen.
|First Line:||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples|
|Title:||Here from All Nations|
|Versifier:||Christopher M. Idle (1973)|
|Copyright:||© 1973 The Jubilate Group (admin. by Hope Publishing Co.)|
st. l = Rev. 7:9-10
st. 2 = Rev. 7: 14-15a
st. 3 = Rev. 7: 15b-17a
st. 4 = Rev. 7:17
st. 5 = Rev. 7:12
In Revelation 7:9-17 the apostle John records his vision of a great multitude of God's children "from every nation, tribe, people, and language" standing before the Lamb and singing doxologies. The text is a most comforting description of the end of human troubles: no more thirst or hunger, no more griefs or trials. Now the people live by streams of living water under the care of their Shepherd–the complete fulfillment of Psalm 23!
Christopher M. Idle (PHH 20) effectively captures this awe-inspiring vision in his paraphrase "Here from All Nations," written in London in 1972 and first published with O QUANTA QUALIA in the British collection Psalm Praise (1973).
In worship focusing on the worldwide nature of the church; as words of encouragement ;and comfort for those in the midst of troubles and/ or martyrdom; as an exultant doxology; Advent; times when the church focuses on Christ's return and the new heaven and new earth; All Saints' Day; Reformation Day.
--Psalter Hymnal Handbook
|Instances (1 - 14 of 14)||First Line||Title||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #659||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||O QUANTA QUALIA||Christopher Idle (b. 1938)||10 10 10 10||Revelation 7||2013||Funerals and The Departed | ; Heaven | ; Jesus | names and images for; Saints | ; Victory | ; Water ||
|Church Family Worship #577||Here from all nations, all tongues and all peoples||11 10 11 10||1988|
|Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #466||Here from all nations, all tongues and all peoples||2000|
|Common Praise (1998) #274||Here from all nations, all tongues and all peoples||Here from All Nations, All Tongues||O QUANTA QUALIA||Christopher M. Idle (1938-)||11 10 11 10||Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9; Hebrews 11:29 - 12:2; Revelation 5:1-14; Revelation 7:9-17; Revelation 12:7-12||1998||Heaven | ; The Saints ||
|Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #462||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||O QUANTA QUALIA (REGNATOR ORBIS)||Christopher M. Idle, b. 1938||10 10 10 10||1 John 1:1-7; 1 Peter 1:19; Ezekiel 34:23; Isaiah 25:8; Isaiah 49:15; Psalm 23:1-3; Revelation 5:13-14; Revelation 7:9-17||2000||Peace and Justice ||
|Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #571||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||O QUANTA QUALIA||Christopher Idle (born 1938)||11 10 11 10||Revelation 7:9-17||1987||God's Church | The Church Triumphant, Heaven; Lent 3, The King and the Kingdom | Suffering; Pentecost 13 | The Suffering Community; Last Sunday after Pentecost | Citizens of Heaven|
|Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #490||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||Here from All Nations||O QUANTA QUALIA||Christopher Idle||22.214.171.124||James 1:2; Revelation 7:9-17||2013||New Heaven and Earth ||
|Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #235||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||Here from All Nations||O QUANTA QUALIA||Christopher M. Idle||11 10 11 10||Revelation 7:9-17; Revelation 7:17||1987||Doxologies | ; Shepherd, God/Christ as | ; Church | ; Lamb of God | ; Missions | ; New Creation | ; Redemption ||
|Rejoice in the Lord #582||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||Here from All Nations||O QUANTA QUALIA||C. M. Idle||126.96.36.199 dactylic||1985||Funerals ||
|Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #455||Here from all nations, all tongues and all peoples||11 10 11 10||1999|
|Singing the New Testament #255||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||Here from All Nations||O QUANTA QUANTA||Christopher Idle||188.8.131.52||Revelation 7:9-17||2008||All Saints Day | ; Comfort and Encouragement | ; Diversity | ; Funerals | ; Worship ||
|The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #762||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||Here from All Nations||O QUANTA QUALIA||Christopher Idle, 1938-||184.108.40.206.||Revelation 7:9-17||1996||Communion of Saints | ; Friendship and Family | ; God | Power; Heaven | ; Liberation | ; Redemption | ; Descants ||
|The Worshiping Church #680||Here from all nations, all tongues and all peoples||Here from All Nations||O QUANTA QUALIA||Christopher M. Idle||220.127.116.11.||Revelation 5:9; Revelation 7:9-17||1990||The Christian Life | Death and Eternal Life|
|Worship and Rejoice #528||Here from all nations, all tongues, and all peoples||Here from All Nations||O QUANTA QUALIA||Christopher Idle, 1938-||18.104.22.168.||1 Peter 1:6; John 4:13; James 1:2; Revelation 21:4; Romans 8:18; Revelation 7:9-17; Acts 2:1-13; Revelation 5:9; John 6:35||2001|