When our heads are bowed with woe,

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    CGS No.: 
    538

    Verse 1
    When our heads are bowed with woe,
    When our bitter tears o'erflow,
    When we morn the lost, the dear,
    Jesu, Man of Sorrows, hear!

    Verse 2
    Thou our throbbing flesh hast worn,
    Thou our mortal griefs hast borne,
    Thou hast shed the human tear,
    Jesu, Man of Sorrow, hear!

    Verse 3
    When the heart is sad within
    With the thought of all its sin,
    When the spirit shrinks with fear,
    Jesu, Man of Sorrow, hear!

    Verse 4
    Thou the shame, the grief, hast known,
    Though the sins were not Thine own;
    Thou hast deigned our load to bear,
    Jesu, Man of Sorrow, hear!

    Verse 5
    When the solemn death-bell tolls,
    For our own departing souls,
    When our final doom is near,
    Jesu, Man of Sorrow, hear!

    Verse 6
    Thou hast bowed the dying Head,
    Thou the Blood of Life hast shed,
    Thou hast filled a mortal bier,
    Jesu, Man of Sorrow, hear!