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Nos. 22 & 23: SOLO and CHORUS

"Said I not unto Thee...The Grave Cannot Praise Thee"

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Baritone Solo.
 

Said I not unto thee that if thou wouldst believe
Thou shouldst see the glory of God!
Thy dead men shall live,
Together with my dead body shall they arise.
Awake and sing, ye that dwell in the dust,
For thy dew is as the dew of herbs,
And the earth, and the earth shall cast out the dead.


Chorus.
  The grave cannot praise thee,
Death cannot celebrate thee,
They that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

Sopranos. Altos. Tenors. Basses.
      The living, the living        
  He shall praise thee,   shall praise thee,   He shall praise thee,   He shall praise thee,
      The living, the living        
  He shall praise thee!   shall praise thee!   He shall praise thee!   He shall praise thee!
  The father to the children shall make known            
  thy truth,   The father        
      to the        
  shall make known   children shall make known        
  thy truth,   thy truth,   The father    
          to the    
  make known   shall make known   children shall make known    
  thy truth,   thy truth,   thy truth,   The living, the living,
  He shall praise thee,   He shall praise thee,   He shall praise thee,    
              The living, the living,
  He shall praise thee!   He shall praise thee!   He shall praise thee!    

All.
  The father to the children shall make known thy truth.
The living, the living, the living, he shall praise thee,
He shall praise thee, shall praise thee.

Sopranos. Altos. Tenors. Basses.
              The grave cannot praise
      The grave cannot praise        
  The grave cannot praise            
      thee,   The grave cannot praise   thee,
              The grave cannot
  thee,            
      The       praise
      grave cannot   thee,    
  The grave cannot   praise        
  praise   thee,   The grave cannot praise    
  thee            
      The        
      grave cannot   thee,    
      praise       The grave cannot
  The grave cannot           praise
  praise   the, the grave   The grave cannot praise    
  thee, the grave   cannot praise   thee, the grave   thee, the grave
               
  the grave
cannot
  thee, the grave cannot   cannot praise
thee,
  cannot
  praise thee.   praise thee.   cannot praise thee.   praise thee.
              Death cannot celebrate
      Death cannot celebrate       thee,
They that
      thee.   Death cannot   go down
          celebrate   into the
  Death cannot       thee,   pit cannot
  celebrate thee,       They that go down   hope for thy
  They that       into the   truth,
  go down
into the
  Death cannot celebrate   pit cannot
hope
   
  pit cannot   thee,   for thy    
  celebrate thee.   celebrate thee.   truth.    
              The grave cannot
          The grave cannot   praise thee,
      The grave cannot   praise thee,   Death cannot
  The grave cannot   praise   Death cannot   celebrate thee,
  praise
thee,
  thee, the
grave cannot
  celebrate    
  Death cannot   praise thee,   thee,   The grave cannot
  celebrate thee,   praise thee,   The grave cannot   praise thee,
      The grave cannot   praise thee,   Death
  The grave cannot   praise thee,   Death cannot   cannot
  praise
thee.
  The grave cannot praise.   celebrate
thee,
  celebrate
thee,

All.
  They that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth,
thy truth.

Sopranos. Altos. Tenors. Basses.
      The living, the living        
  He shall praise thee,   shall praise thee,   He shall praise thee,   He shall praise thee,
      The living, the living        
  He shall praise thee!   shall praise thee!   He shall praise thee!   He shall praise thee!
  The father to the children shall make known thy truth,            

All.
  The father to the children shall make known thy truth,

Sopranos. Altos. Tenors. Basses.
      thy truth.   The father   The father
  Death cannot       to the   to the
  celebrate thee,   Death cannot   children   children
  they that go down   celebrate thee,   shall   shall
  into the pit cannot   they that go   make   make
  hope for thy   down to the   known,   known,
  truth, cannot hope   pit   make known,   shall
  for   cannot hope for   shall make known   make known
  thy truth.   thy truth.   thy truth.   thy truth.

All.
  The living, the living, he shall praise thee,
The father to the children shall make known thy truth.

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