EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
1. CHRIST THE LORD RISE TODAY. ALLELUIA!
(2h)#ALL HERE EARTH WITH ANGEL SING, ALLELUIA!
RAISE-UP YOUR alt.HAPPY, CELEBRATE ADVANCED. ALLELUIA!
COME-ON HEAVEN SING, EARTH REPLY, ALLELUIA!
2. OUR KING SHINY LIVE AGAIN. ALLELUIA!
DEATH BOTHER US NO MORE. ALLELUIA!
HE-lf DIE SAVE OUR SOUL. ALLELUIA!
GRAVE BEAT-us US NO MORE. ALLELUIA!
3. L-O-V-E PAY-OFF OUR DEBT FINISH. ALLELUIA!
STRUGGLE PUSH-ASIDE, WAR NO MORE. ALLELUIA!
DEATH TRY BLOCK CHRIST RISE, BUT FAIL. ALLELUIA!
NOW CHRIST OPEN HEAVEN FOR US. ALLELUIA!
4. CHRIST LEAD US NOW SOAR LIKE HIM-lf. ALLELUIA!
SUPREME NOW WE FOLLOW HIM-lf. ALLELUIA!
COPY-lf HIM-lf, LIKE HIM-lf WE RISE. ALLELUIA!
WE SHARE CROSS, SHARE GRAVE, SHARE SKY. ALLELUIA!
Notes: There are many versions of this, so check your music to compare the words.
ALLELUIA - CLAP-HANDS~CELEBRATE + open hands into (2h) while lifting.
(2h)#ALL - (2h)[A], POs ><, FOs up, are held at shoulder height and move away while opening to (2h)[L].
RAISE-UP - (2h)[B], POs down, FOs away, lower slightly, supinate, and rise up.
ADVANCED - (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.
COME-ON - (2h)[B^] move in circles pivoting at the wrists to beckon someone to do something.
SHINY - (2h)[open 8], POs down, FOs away, twist rapidly at wrists while rising. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Shine.
GRAVE - (2h), POs down, FOs away, hands move > signer with in an upward arc.
PAY-OFF - [open 8] runs middle finger up palm (> wrist), changes to a [B], PO down, and then moves back across palm.
PUSH-ASIDE - (2h)[B], POs > DS, with DH higher, palms are pressed against imaginary wall that is pushed to one side.
BLOCK - PREVENT.
SOAR - Like DEVELOP but moves quicklt and abruptly with a "po".
SUPREME - (2h)[A], FOs away, DH starts below NDH and arcs around it until it is on top.
1. Christ, the Lord, is risen today, Alleluia!
Sons of men and (All on earth with) angels say, Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heavens, and earth, reply, Alleluia!
2. Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia!
Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia!
Once He died our souls to save, Alleluia!
Where thy victory, O grave? Alleluia!
3. Love's redeeming work is done, Alleluia!
Fought the fight, the battle won, Alleluia!
Death in vain forbids him rise, Alleluia!
Christ has opened paradise, Alleluia!
4. Soar we now where Christ hath led, Alleluia!
Following our exalted Head, Alleluia!
Made like Him, like Him we rise, Alleluia!
Ours the cross, the grave, the skies, Alleluia!
To hear the music (without words), go to The cyber hymnal: Christ the Lord is risen today.
To see another translation of this hymn performed, go to Christ the Lord is risen today.