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Hail To The Lord's Anointed Chords

James Montgomery, Johann Crüger, William Henry Monk | average from reviews

Original Key: G

Tempo: 0

Verse 1:
     C                 D/F#   G
Hail to the Lord's A – noin – ted,
      Em      D/F#       Gsus2    G
Great David's grea - ter Son!
      C                D/F#     Em7
Hail, in the time ap – poin  –  ted,
    Am9      D/F#       Gsus2  G
His reign on earth be – gun!
   Am7                Em9    Em
He comes to break op -pres - sion
   Am      Em        Bsus4    B
To set the captive   free,
   C/E               D/F#   G
To take away trans – gres – sion,
    Am7     Dsus4   D     G
And rule in e  –    qui – ty.

Verse 2:
   C                   D/F#     G
He comes, with succour spee  -  dy,
   Em        D/F#    Gsus2    G
To those who suffer  wrong;
   C                 D/F#      Em7
To help the poor and nee   -   dy,
    Am9     D/F#    Gsus2  G
And bid the weak be strong;
   Am7                 Em9    Em
To give them songs for sigh - ing,
      Am          Em       Bsus4  B
Their dark - ness turn to  light,
      C/E                   D/F#   G
Whose souls, condemned and dy -   ing,
     Am7       Dsus4    D   G
Were precious   in      His sight.

Verse 3:
   C                    D/F#    G
He shall come down like sho  -  wers
  Em      D/F#          Gsus2     G
U-pon the fruit - ful   earth;
      C                  D/F#     Em7
Love, joy and hope, like flow  -  ers,
        Am9       D/F#       Gsus2   G
Spring  in   His  path  to   birth;
     Am7              Em9      Em
Be - fore Him, on the moun  -  tains,
      Am         Em       Bsus4  B
Shall peace, the herald,  go;
    C/E              D/F#   G
And righteousness in foun - tains,
     Am7        Dsus4    D   G
From hill   to  val  -   ley flow. 

Verse 4:
      C                  D/F#  G
Kings shall fall down be-fore  Him,
    Em       D/F#   Gsus2    G
And gold and in  -  cense   bring;
    C                 D/F#   Em7
All nations shall a - dore   Him,
    Am9        D/F#   Gsus2  G
His praise all people sing;
   Am7                   Em9      Em
To Him shall prayer un - cea  -   sing
    Am    Em     Bsus4   B
And daily vows a-scend,
    C/E                D/F#   G
His kingdom still in – crea - sing,
   Am7     Dsus4    D    G
A kingdom  with  -  out end.

Verse 5:
     C                D/F#   G
O'er every foe vic -  tor -  ious,
   Em     D/F#         Gsus2    G
He on His throne shall rest;
     C               D/F#     Em7
From age to age more glor  -  ious,
    Am9         D/F#     Gsus2   G
All-bles - sing and  all-blessed.
    Am7                 Em9    Em
The tide of time shall  ne  -  ver
    Am     Em        Bsus4   B
His cove - nant re - move;
    C/E                    D/F#   G
His name shall stand for – ev  -  er,
    Am7        Dsus4   D    G
His changeless name    of  Love. 

Themes

Bible References

  • - Luke 1:32
  • - Psalms 72:1
  • - Psalms 72:2
  • - Psalms 72:3
  • - Psalms 72:4
  • - Psalms 72:5
  • - Psalms 72:6
  • - Psalms 72:7
  • - Psalms 72:8
  • - Psalms 72:9
  • - Psalms 72:10
  • - Psalms 72:11
  • - Psalms 72:12
  • - Psalms 72:13
  • - Psalms 72:14
  • - Psalms 72:15
  • - Psalms 72:16
  • - Psalms 72:17
  • - Psalms 72:18
  • - Psalms 72:19
  • - Psalms 72:20
  • - Isaiah 9:7

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