Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: He is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. Zechariah 9:9
Words: Isaac Watts, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Book 3, 1709, number 43.
The hosanna, or, salvation ascribed to Christ.
Music: Far and Near (Spazier) Johann K. Spazier (1761–1805) (🔊 pdf nwc).
If you know when the music was written, or where to get a good picture of Spazier (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels), would you ?
Hosanna to the Prince of Grace:
Sion, behold thy King;
Proclaim the Son of David’s race,
And teach the babes to sing.
Hosanna to th’incarnate Word,
Who from the Father came;
Ascribe salvation to the Lord,
With blessings on His name.