Thou hast ascended on high, Thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell among them.@Psalm 68:18
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Nikolaus Hermann (1500–1561)

Ni­ko­las Her­mann, Die Son­tags Evan­gel­ia (Wit­ten­berg, Ger­ma­ny: 1560) (Er­schien­en Ist der Herr­liche Tag). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish by Ar­thur T. Rus­sell, Psalms and Hymns (Cam­bridge, Eng­land: John Deigh­ton, 1851), num­ber 113.

Ger­ma­ny Sac­red Me­lo­dies, by Will­iam Gar­di­ner, 1815 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William Gardiner (1770–1853)

The day hath dawned—the day of days,
Transcending all our joy and praise:
This day our Lord triumphant rose;
This day He captive led our foes.

The serpent’s craft, sin, death and hell,
This day before the Conqueror fell:
All suffering, sorrow, ill, the name
Of Jesus risen this day o’ercame.

The sun, the earth, all things adore,
As at His death they mourned before:
All own with joy upon this day
The foe’s dominion passed away.

Then, as is meet, we now will sing
Glad hallelujahs to our king:
To Thee, Lord, doth our praise pertain,
Who for our joy art risen again.