206 Alleluia, alleluia

The Hymnal 1982 206

Alleluia, alleluia

o filii et filiae
Jean Tisserand, 15th cent.; John Mason Neale, 1818-1866
Richard Proulx, b. 1937
8.8.8 with refrain
Tune Source(s)
Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noëls, 1623 (melody)

Alleluia, alleluia! Alleluia, alleluia!

1. O sons and daughters, let us sing! The King of heaven, the glorious King, o'er death and hell rose triumphing. Alleluia, alleluia!

2. That Easter morn, at break of day, the faithful women went their way to seek the tomb where Jesus lay. Alleluia, alleluia!

3. An angel clad in white they see, who sat, and spake unto the three, “Your Lord doth go to Galilee.” Alleluia, alleluia!

4. That night the apostles met in fear; amidst them came their Lord most dear, and said, “My peace be on all here.” Alleluia, alleluia!

5. On this most holy day of days, to God your hearts and voices raise, in laud and jubilee and praise. Alleluia, alleluia!

Alleluia, alleluia! Alleluia, alleluia!

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