Ye have sold yourselves for naught; and ye shall be redeemed without money.@Isaiah 52:3

Charles Wesley, Short Hymns on Select Passages of the Holy Scriptures (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762), Volume 1, number 1199.

Clyne R. F. Smith, in Carols for Use in Church, by Richard R. Chope (London: William Clowes & Sons, 1894) (๐Ÿ”Š pdf nwc).

Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

To sin, the world, and Satan sold,
Look up, thou wretched slave,
The Ransomer of men behold,
Who comes thy soul to save:
He laid the ransom down for thee,
That spotless Lamb of God;
The pardon is to sinners free,
But cost Him all His blood.