41. Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise

1. Let Zion in her beauty rise;
Her light begins to shine.
Ere long her King will rend the skies,
Majestic and divine,
The gospel spreading thru the land,
A people to prepare
To meet the Lord and Enoch’s band
Triumphant in the air.

2. Ye heralds, sound the golden trump
To earth’s remotest bound.
Go spread the news from pole to pole
In all the nations round:
That Jesus in the clouds above,
With hosts of angels too,
Will soon appear, his Saints to save,
His enemies subdue.

3. That glorious rest will then commence
Which prophets did foretell,
When Saints will reign with Christ on earth,
And in his presence dwell
A thousand years, oh, glorious day!
Dear Lord, prepare my heart
To stand with thee on Zion’s mount
And nevermore to part.

Text Information
First Line: Let Zion in her beauty rise
Title: Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise
Author: Edward Partridge, 1793–1840
Meter: (CMD)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Topic: Jesus Christ: Second Coming; Millennium; Missionary Work (2 more...)
Notes: "Included in the first LDS hymnbook, 1835." Scripture references from LDS canon: Doctrine and Covenants 82:14, Moses 7:62-65
Tune Information
Name: ELLACOMBE
Composer: Anon. (ca. 1784)
Meter: (CMD)
Incipit: 51765 13455 67122
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Württemberg, Germany, ca. 1784



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