I heard a voice from heaven
Source of text is Revelation 14:13, employed in the Order for the Burial of the Dead, Book of Common Prayer, 1549.
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- William Billings SATB altered
- John Wall Callcott SATB
- John Goss SATB
- Thomas Morley SATB
- Joseph Stephenson SATB
- Thomas Tomkins SATB
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- James Gordon — I heard a voice from heaven
Text and translations
I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me,
Write, From henceforth, blessed are the dead which die in the Lord:
Even so, saith the Spirit: for they rest from their labours[; and their works do follow them].