When they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon His head…

Matthew 27:29

Tune: PASSION CHORALE 7 6 7 6 D.

Music:  Hans Leo Hassler, 1601, arranged by Johann Sebastian Bach, 1729

Text:

Words attributed to Bernard of Clairvaux, 12th century

Translated to German by Paul Gerhardt, 1656

Translated to English by James W. Alexander, 1830

 

Lyrics sheet:

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

 

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O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

 

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O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

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