Come, O thou King of kings (Anonymous)

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Editor: Andrew Hawryluk (submitted 2006-07-30).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 102 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Arranged for TTBB unaccompanied choir.

General Information

Title: Come, O thou King of kings
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist: Parley P. Pratt

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: TTBB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 66. 66. 88

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Come, O thou King of kings!
We've waited long for thee,
With healing in thy wings
To set thy people free;
Come, thou desire of nations, come;
Let Israel now be gathered home.

Come, make an end to sin
And cleanse the earth by fire,
And righteousness bring in,
That Saints may tune the lyre
With songs of joy, a happier strain,
To welcome in thy peaceful reign.

Hosannas now shall sound
From all the ransomed throng,
And glory echo round
A new triumphal song;
The wide expanse of heaven fill
With anthems sweet from Zion's hill.

Hail! Prince of life and peace!
Thrice welcome to thy throne!
While all the chosen race
Their Lord and Savior own.
The heathen nations bow the knee,
And ev'ry tongue sounds praise to thee.