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EDOM 8.7.8.7.7.7.

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Glo-rious in the garb He wears, Glo-rious

2 'Tis the Saviour, now victorious, Travelling onward in His might; ''Tis the Saviour, O how glorious

To His people is the sight! Jesus now is strong to save, Mighty to redeem the slave.

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3 Why that blood His raiment staining?
'Tis the blood of many slain;
Of His foes there's none remaining,

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1 Who is this that comes from E- dom, All His rai- ment stained with blood;

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To the slave pro- claim-ing free-dom; Bring -ing and be stow - ing good:

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Albert L. Peace, 1885

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None the contest to maintain:
Fallen they are, no more to rise,
All their glory prostrate lies.

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4 Mighty Victor, reign for ever,

Wear the crown so dearly won;
Never shall Thy people, never

Cease to sing what Thou hast done:
Thou hast fought Thy people's foes;
Thou wilt heal Thy people's woes.

Rev. Thomas Kelly, 1809

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3 Draw nigh, draw nigh, O Morning Star,
And bring us comfort from afar;
And banish far from us the gloom
Of sinful night and endless doom.
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel.

Charles F. Gounod, 1872

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Rejoice! Re - joice! Emman-u-el Shall come to Thee, O Is - ra - el.

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God appear.

2 Draw nigh, O Jesse's Rod, draw nigh, 4 Draw nigh, draw nigh, O David's Key,

To free us from the enemy;
From hell's abyss Thy people save,
And give us victory o'er the grave.
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel.

The heavenly gate unfolds to Thee;
Make safe the way that leads on high.
And close the path to misery.
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel.

A-MEN.

5 Draw nigh, draw nigh, O Lord of might,
Who once, from Sinai's flaming height,
Didst give the trembling tribes Thy law
In cloud and majesty and awe.
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel.

Ancient Antiphons (Latin), versified in 18th century Trans. by Rev. John M. Neale, 1851: alt. in "The Hymnary," 18#1

170 ST. SAVIOUR C. M.

Frederick G. Baker, 1876

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1 Hark, the glad sound! the Saviour comes, The Saviour prom- ised long:

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