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612. A Babe Is Born In Bethlehem

1 A Babe is born in Bethlehem,
Bethlehem,
Rejoice, rejoice, Jerusalem;
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

2 A lowly virgin gave Him birth,
Gave Him birth,
Who rules the heavens and the earth;
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

3 He is a simple a manger lay,
Manger lay,
Whom angels praise with joy for aye:
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

4 And wise men from the East did bring,
East did bring,
Gold, myrrh and incense to the King;
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

5 Now all our fears have passed away,
Passed away,
The Savior blest was born today;
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

6 God's blessed children we became,
We became,
And shall in heaven praise His name;
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

7 Then like the angels we shall be,
We shall be,
God's holy presence we shall see;
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

8 The angels there with great delight,
Great delight,
Will teach the song they sang this night,
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

9 With gladsome praises we adore,
We adore,
Our Lord and Savior evermore;
Hallelujah, hallelujah.

Text Information
First Line: A Babe is born in Bethlehem
Title: A Babe Is Born In Bethlehem
Translator: J. C. Aaberg
Translator (from Latin0: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Publication Date: 1930
Meter: 8 3 8 8
Topic: Carols and Spiritual Songs: Christmas
Source: Latin
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: NATIVITY
Meter: 8 3 8 8
Key: G Major
Source: Danish Folk Melody



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