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262. Zion Stands with Hills Surrounded

1 Zion stands with hills surrounded;
Zion kept by pow'r divine:
All her foes shall be confounded,
Though the world in arms combine;
Happy Zion, Happy Zion,
What a favored lot is thine!

2 Every human tie may perish;
Friend to friend unfaithful prove;
Mothers cease their own to cherish;
Heaven and earth at last remove:
But no changes But no changes
Can attend Jehovah’s love.

3 In the furnace God may prove thee,
Thence to bring thee forth more bright,
But can never cease to love thee;
Thou art precious in His sight:
God is with thee,
God, thine everlasting Light.


Text Information
First Line: Zion stands with hills surrounded
Title: Zion Stands with Hills Surrounded
Author: Thomas Kelly (1806)
Meter: 8 7, 8 7, 4 4 7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1937
Topic: The Church: General; Zion, the Church
Tune Information
Meter: 8 7, 8 7, 4 4 7.
Key: G Major
Source: Swedish Folk Melody

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