177. Low in the grave he lay

1 Low in the grave he lay,
Jesus, my Saviour,
waiting the coming day,
Jesus, my Lord.

Up from the grave he arose,
with a mighty triumph o'er his foes;
he arose a victor from the dark domain,
and he lives for ever with his saints to reign:
he arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose!

2 Vainly they watch his bed,
Jesus, my Saviour,
vainly they seal the dead,
Jesus, my Lord. [Refrain]

3 Death cannot keep its prey,
Jesus, my Saviour;
he tore the bars away,
Jesus, my Lord. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Low in the grave he lay
Author: Robert Lowry, 1826-1899
Refrain First Line: Up from the grave he arose
Meter: with Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2010
Topic: Hymns for the Church Year: Easter
Tune Information
Composer: Robert Lowry, 1826-1899
Arranger: George Frederick Brockless, 1887-1957
Meter: with Refrain
Key: B♭ Major

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