Low in the Grave He Lay / (Up from the grave) He Arose

This is an Easter hymn about Jesus resurrection.

The words were written in 1874 by American Baptist pastor and gospel music composer, Robert Lowry (1826–1899).

A Spanish translation "La tumba le encerrĂ³" was written by American Bible Society missionary, George P. Simmonds (1890-1991).

With meter 11.10 with refrain, tunes it is set to include:
  • CHRIST AROSE - written for the words by Lowry.


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Lyrics

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

Chorus::
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 forever, 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!

3 Death cannot keep its prey, Jesus my Saviour;
he tore the bars away, Jesus my Lord!

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