Come, See the Place Where Jesus Lay Lyrics
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 Savior said
That He would rise again."
O joyful sound! O glorious hour,
When by His own almighty power
He rose and left the grave!
Now let our songs His triumph tell,
Who burst the bands of death and hell,
And ever lives to save.
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.
No more they tremble at the grave,
For Jesus will their spirits save,
And raise their slumbering dust
O risen Lord, in Thee we live,
To Thee our ransomed souls we give,
To Thee our bodies trust.
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Come, See the Place Where Jesus Lay", William Boyce (February 7, 1710-February 7, 1779), was born in London, England and became famous as a chorister, Church organist, composer and musician.
Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Come, See the Place Where Jesus Lay
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Thomas Kelly (July 13, 1769 to May 14, 1855)
Nationality of Author: Irish
Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: William Boyce (February 7, 1710 to February 7, 1779)
Hymn Category: Easter Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Come, see the place where Jesus lay, And hear angelic watchers say"
First Publication Date: 1804