154. Silent Night! Holy Night!

1 Silent night! holy night!
All is calm, all is bright,
Round yon Virgin Mother and Child!
Holy Infant, so tender and mild,
Sleep in heavenly peace,
Sleep in heavenly peace.

2 Silent night! holy night!
Shepherds quake at the sight,
Glories stream from heaven afar,
Heavenly hosts sing: "Alleluia;
Christ the Saviour is born,
Christ the Saviour is born."

3 Silent night! holy night!
Son of God, love's pure Light
Radiant beams from Thy holy face,
With the dawn of redeeming grace,
Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth,
Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth.

4 Silent night! holy night!
Wondrous Star, lend thy light;
With the angels let us sing,
Alleluia to our King;
Christ the Saviour is born,
Christ the Saviour is born.


Text Information
First Line: Silent night! holy night!
Title: Silent Night! Holy Night!
Original Language: German
Author: Joseph Mohr (1818)
Publication Date: 1955
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Christ: Birth and Infancy; Star in the East; Jesus Christ: His Birth
Tune Information
Composer (ascribed to): Franz Grüber (1818)
Meter: Irregular
Key: B♭ Major

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