I know that my Redeemer lives (Daniel Read)

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  • (Posted 2015-03-29)   CPDL #34935:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2015-03-29).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 134 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition.

General Information

Title: I know that my Redeemer lives}} Composer: Daniel Read

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1795 in The Columbian Harmonist No. 3, 1795, pp. 1-5

Description: Words adapted by Read from Job 1:9 and 1 Corinthians 15:20.

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Original text and translations

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I know that my Redeemer lives,
And that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth.
And though worms destroy this body,
Yet in my flesh shall I see God.
(Job 19:25-26)

For now is Christ risen from the dead,
And become the first fruits of them that slept.
(1 Corinthians 15:20)

Hallelujah!