Ye Elders of Israel

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  1. 1. Ye elders of Israel, come join now with me
    And seek out the righteous, where’er they may be—
    In desert, on mountain, on land, or on sea—
    And bring them to Zion, the pure and the free.
  2. O Babylon, O Babylon, we bid thee farewell;
    We’re going to the mountains of Ephraim to dwell.
  3. 2. The harvest is great, and the lab’rers are few;
    But if we’re united, we all things can do.
    We’ll gather the wheat from the midst of the tares
    And bring them from bondage, from sorrows and snares.
  4. O Babylon, O Babylon, we bid thee farewell;
    We’re going to the mountains of Ephraim to dwell.
  5. 3. We’ll go to the poor, like our Captain of old,
    And visit the weary, the hungry, and cold;
    We’ll cheer up their hearts with the news that he bore
    And point them to Zion and life evermore.
  6. O Babylon, O Babylon, we bid thee farewell;
    We’re going to the mountains of Ephraim to dwell.
  7. Text: Cyrus H. Wheelock, 1813–1894
    Music: Thomas H. Bayly, 1797–1839, adapted
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
319
Music
Thomas H. Bayly, 1797–1839.
Text
Cyrus H. Wheelock, 1813–1894.
Scriptures
Doctrine and Covenants 133:7–9, 14, Doctrine and Covenants 75:2–5
Meter
11 11 11 11 13 11
Topic
Gathering of Israel, Missionary Work, Priesthood, Unity
Tune
Babylon
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Penatua Israel
138
Dansk
Kom, Israels ældster
201
Deutsch
Ihr Ältesten Israels (Gesangbuch)
209
Español
Oh élderes de Israel (Himnos)
209
Français
Anciens d’Israël (Cantiques)
202
Gagana Samoa
Outou Faife‘au o Isaraelu
198
Latviešu Valoda
Ak, Israēla elderi!
197
Lea Fakatonga
ʻA Kimoutolu ʻa e Kau Faifekau
202
Lietuvių Kalba
O, vyrai Izraelio
185
Magyar
Ti, Izráel elderei
204
Norsk
O, Israels eldster
199
Português
Ó Élderes de Israel (Hinário)
203
Q'eqchi'
Ex xbʼeenil aj Israel
203
Reo Tahiti
E te mau tāvini o te Atua
195
Română
Vârstnici ai Israelului
204
Suomi
Teit, Israelin vanhimmat
196
Svenska
Gån, Israels äldste
200
Tagalog
Mga Elder ng Israel
198
Български
Старейшини на Израил
195
Русский
Старейшины Израиля (Номер гимна)
203
Українська
Ізраїль, старійшин збирай
197
ภาษาไทย
เหล่าเอ็ลเดอร์แห่งอิสราเอล
158
한국어
너 이스라엘 장로는 (찬송가)
200
中文
以色列長老們
192
日本語
イスラエルの長老たちよ
196