Hymns: “If the Way Be Full of Trial, Weary Not”

There are nearly 70 hymns that were originally written in English that have been translated into other languages and are included in official LDS hymnbooks. “If the Way Be Full of Trial, Weary Not” is one of these. Included in the current Portuguese, Samoan, Spanish, and Tongan hymnbooks, it is well-known to a significant percentage of church members. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has multiple YouTube videos:

The hymn was included in official English publications until 1969. Here is the version from the The Songs of Zion (1918).

What do you think of this hymn? Should it be included in the next version of the hymnbook? Please leave your comments below!

4 thoughts on “Hymns: “If the Way Be Full of Trial, Weary Not”

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    Judy - July 5, 2018

    Yes yes yes

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      Linda Balty - July 6, 2018

      Yes, its lovely. Does anyone have the music for the Spanish version, please.

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    Chad Staten - July 5, 2018

    I don’t care for this tune. It is reminiscent of, and has all the musical interest of She’ll Be Comin’ Around the Mountain… Tedious and pedestrian.

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