EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
Refrain: COME-ON, GATE, TIME ARRIVE gate-OPEN. LET KING HAVE GLORY COME!
LIFT-UP YOUR"all" HEART AND SING (2h)YOU PEOPLE. LET KING HAVE GLORY COME.
1. WHO KING HAVE GLORY? YAHWEH HOLY AND STRONG!
WHO LORD EXALTED? YAHWEH MIGHTY AND STRONG.
2. COME, PLEASE COME, E-M-M-A-N-U-E-L; GOD BE-WITH US!
COME, PLEASE COME, LORD MIGHTY; DESTORY DEATH AND FEAR!
3. COME, PLEASE COME, BRIGHT WISDOM. COME AND TEACH US!
COME, PLEASE COME, SUNRISE; LOVE, OPEN-eyes OUR EYES!
4. COME, KEY TO DAVID HIS-ctr KINGDOM; OPEN-GATE HOME IN HEAVEN!
COME, (2h)#ALL NATION WANT YOU-lf, COME; BRING US PEACE!
Notes: YOU - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
gate-RAISE - (2h)[B], POs > signer, FT touch, hands raise together.
ANCIENT - OLD*.
GLORY - (2h), POs><, FOs away from signer, DH which is on top wiggles fingers while ascending. For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Glory.
LIFT-UP - (2h)[B], PO down are held high and swoop down while supinating and then rise up again as if helping something mature and the hands continue up and FTs are directed > Heaven.
YAHWEH - Y-GOD.
HOLY - H-CLEAN. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Holy - 1.
EXALTED - (2h)[B^], POs ><, FOs up, move upwards arcing towards the signer. For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Exalted.
MIGHTY - (2h)[S], POs > back of signer, FOs up, are held at NDS and fists descend, then repeat at DS.
BE-WITH - TOGETHER.
FEAR - (2h), POs away, FOs up, hands are held far from body and move back to body in a wavy pattern.
DAVID - D-KING.
KINGDOM - KING + , PO down, FO away, circles horizontally. For an animated gif of this sign, see Valley Bible Church - ASL dictionary: Kingdom.
(2h)#ALL - (2h)[A], POs ><, FOs up, are held at shoulder height and move away while opening to (2h)[L].
Refrain: Lift up, you gates, lift up your arches: let the King of glory come! Lift up your hearts and sing, you people: let the King of glory come!
1. Who is the King of glory? Yahweh holy and strong!
Who is the Lord of majesty? Yahweh mighty and strong!
2. Come, O come, Emmanuel; come and dwell with us!
Come, O come, you Lord of might; banish death and fear!
3. Come, O come, bright wisdom; come and make us wise!
Come, O come, you dayspring, love unclose our eyes!
4. Come, you key of David, come; open our heavenly home!
Come desire of nations, come; bring us into your peace!