The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Zion's King Shall Reign Victorious

For Advent

Version 3

Compare: Zion's King Shall Reign Victorious
Zion's King Shall Reign Victorious - Version 2

Words: Thomas Kelly, 1806

Music: Austria, by Franz J. Haydn
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer
Meter: 87 87 D

1. Zion’s King shall reign victorious,
All the earth shall own His sway;
He will make His kingdom glorious,
He will reign through endless day.

Mighty King, Thine arm revealing,
Now Thy glorious cause maintain,
Bring the nations help and healing,
Make them subject to Thy reign.

2. Nations now from God estrangèd,
Then shall see a glorious light,
Night to day shall then be changèd,
Heaven shall triumph in the sight. Refrain

3. Then shall Israel, long dispersèd,
Mourning seek the Lord their God,
Look on Him Whom once they piercèd,
Own and kiss the chastening rod. Refrain

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