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I've been re-watching Jesus Christ Superstar recently and a thought sprang into my mind: did the real Jesus ever sing? I mean, are there any records to that effect in the Scriptures or elsewhere, perhaps, in apocryphal texts, Coptic texts, etc.

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Sorry @MarcGravell, beat you to it by just four minutes. :) –  Wikis Sep 14 '12 at 8:23
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@Wikis no problem ;p –  Marc Gravell Sep 14 '12 at 8:24

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Yes. Matthew 26:30 and Mark 14:26 both state:

When they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

"They" here refers to Jesus and His disciples. It occurred immediately after The Last Supper.

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Oh, ok. Thank you very much! –  Alex Sep 14 '12 at 8:20

It is believed that Jesus taught the Our Father prayer in verses-- verses which perfectly rhymed. Jack Kilmon, the Bible scholar did a retro-translation of the prayer into Aramaic, the language which Jesus spoke, and came out with the astonishing finding that it indeed was a beautiful poem, which Jesus must have sung and His disciples repeated.

(P.S.: Please visit 'Scriptorium' hosted by Jack Kilmon to know more. )

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