Thomas Kelly, 1804, altered
Come, see the place where Jesus lay,|
And hear angelic watchers say,
He lives, who once was slain:
Why seek the living midst the dead?
Remember how the Saviour said
That he would rise again.
2. O joyful sound! O glorious hour,
3. The First-begotten of the dead,|
For us he rose, our glorious Head,
Immortal life to bring;
What though the saints like him shall die,
They share their Leader's victory,
And triumph with their King.
4. No more they tremble at the grave,
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