“Set Down, Servant”


"'Set down, servant.' I can't set down... my soul's so happy that I can't set down." The servant describes the various things God promises: A long white robe, a starry crown, a golden waistband, etc. An angel is instructed to supply all these


  1. Lomax-FSUSA 105, "Set Down, Servant" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Lomax-ABFS, pp. 584-585, "Set Down, Servant" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Silber-FSWB, p. 367, "Set Down, Servant" (1 text)
  4. Roud #10076
  5. BI, LxU105


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1947
Keywords: religious nonballad