The Gentiles shall come unto Thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit.@Jeremiah 16:19

Translated from Hebrew to English by Israel Zangwill (1864-1926).

Vaye’ethayu Leon M. Kramer (1866-1943) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Israel Zangwill (1864-1926)

All the world shall come to serve Thee
And bless Thy glorious name,
And Thy righteousness triumphant
The islands shall acclaim.
Yea, the peoples shall go seeking
Who knew Thee not before,
And the ends of earth shall praise Thee
And tell Thy greatness o’er.

They shall build for Thee their altars,
Their idols overthrown,
And their graven gods shall shame them
As they turn to Thee alone.
They shall worship Thee at sunrise
And feel Thy kingdom’s might
And impart Thy understanding
To those astray in night.

With the coming of Thy kingdom
The hills shall shout with song,
And the islands laugh exultant
That they to God belong.
And through all Thy congregations,
So loud Thy praise shall ring,
That the utmost peoples, hearing,
Shall hail Thee crownèd king.