|Written by an anonymous 15th Century writer and translated by John Mason Neale|
(1)To the name of our salvation,
Laud and honour let us pay,
Which for many a generation
Hid in God's foreknowledge lay,
But with holy exultation
We may sing aloud today.
(2)Jesus is the name we treasure,
Name beyond what words can tell;
Name of gladness, name of pleasure,
Ear and heart delighting well;
Name of sweetness, passing measure,
Saving us from sin and hell.
(3)Jesus is the name exalted
Over every other name;
In this name, whene'er assaulted,
We can put our foes to shame;
Strength to them who else had halted,
Eyes to blind, and feet to lame.
(4)Therefore we, in love adoring,
This most blessed name revere:
Holy Jesus, Thee imploring
So to write it in us here,
That, hereafter heavenward soaring,
We may sing with angels there.