3 “Let us break Their bonds asunder, and cast away Their cords from us.” 4 He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh; the Lord shall hold them in derision. Air Tenor. Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their yokes from us. Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their yokes from us. Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their yokes from us. O death, where is thy sting? English Revised Version Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. Douay-Rheims Bible Let us break their bonds asunder: and let us cast away their yoke from us. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it. Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their yokes from us. Surely He hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows! N .U �r��X�Ro؁RN,���v &�66���j �/��c ص*Y�����؂����t2�M��y�̼f��"w5�OD�.UEy�Z�F��F1|�=�Yݦ�\���e��@_�.���N�PR����������E�*7p�Q������};[��B�_i�-�f$�K�}!�D^j:�Ĉs?3a�.����0��M}m���5�,wq[{� Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem! All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way. Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto His sorrow. Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? ��H�htS2�J�¬!Z�z�i� �L�K\�"�6��|9��9����`�92XW�M� `���ɟ����3��ıFo!��(I��'m�0s�JF�+w�SqCݒ7X�P�x4���8$�GOҭL=!GC�< �iǚ�Jx7�̣�~���欹.�ȡ���2�))�*2��R_Se��Q�xX}��F�6"��%uGO��]=C])j�p�`�u�ۚk�֨�)Z�zR4�j�� *oq(N�B�Xչ@�x He shall feed His flock like a shepherd; and He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and gently lead those that are with young. Thou art gone up on high; Thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts for men; yea, even from Thine enemies, that the Lord God might dwell among them. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion, get thee up into the high mountain. Douay-Rheims Bible Let us break their bonds asunder: and let us cast away their yoke from us. The choir continues the thought; the intention "Let us break their bonds asunder" is expressed in a fast succession of entries of the voices. Behold, I tell you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. He that dwelleth in heaven (0:12) Psalm 2:4: He that dwelleth in the heavens shall laugh them … Wicked men always feel God's rule and his Law to be restraints. Commentary. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people; but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and His glory shall be seen upon thee. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. Ev'ry valley shall be exalted, and ev'ry moutain and hill made low; the crooked straight and the rough places plain. Hallelujah: for the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth. Let's free ourselves from their ropes!" Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their yokes from us. Tenor Recitative—Psalm 2:4 He that dwelleth in Heav'n shall laugh them to scorn; The Lord shall have them in derision. O grave, where is thy victory? The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon His shoulder; and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace. Psalm 2:3 Parallel. There were shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flocks by night. Performed by MIT Concert Choir, directed by William C. Cutter. The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. Why do the nations so furiously rage together, and why do the people imagine a vain thing? (Psalm 2: 3) 42. 1 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. O thou that tellest good tidings to Jerusalem, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, behold your g od! Thus saith the Lord, the Lord of hosts: Yet once a little while and I will shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land. Let us break their bonds asunder, And cast away their cords from us. He gave His back to the smiters, and His cheeks to them that plucked off His hair: He hid not His face from shame and spitting. He that dwelleth in Heav'n shall laugh them to scorn; The Lord shall have them in derision. Tenor Air—Psalm 2:9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. 3�픕K�,�0c��(ȵ���V3B�T5è���s�p+S�].�*f��3 41. Jeremiah 5:5 I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they have known the way of the LORD, and the judgment of their God: but these have altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.