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194. A Babe is born in Bethlehem

1 A Babe is born in Bethlehem,
In Bethlehem;
Therefore rejoice, Jerusalem.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

2 He doth within a manger lie,
A manger lie;
Whose throne is set above the sky.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

3 Stillness was all the manger round,
The manger round;
The creature its Creator found.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

4 The wise men came, led by the star,
Led by the star;
Gold, myrrh and incense, brought from far.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

5 His mother is the virgin mild,
The virgin mild;
And He the Father's only child.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

6 Like us, in flesh of human frame,
Of human frame;
Unlike in sin alone He came.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

7 To fallen man Himself He bowed,
Himself He bowed;
That He might lift us up to God.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

8 On this most blessed Jubilee,
Blest Jubilee,
All glory be, O God, to Thee.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

9 The Holy Trinity be praised,
Hallelujah;
To God our ceaseless thanks be raised.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah.

Text Information
First Line: A Babe is born in Bethlehem
Original Language: Latin
Author: Anon.
Meter: 8, 4, 8, 8.
Publication Date: 1913
Topic: The Church Year: CHRISTMAS
Source: Latin, 14th Century
Tune Information
Name: [A Babe is born in Bethlehem]
Composer: Ludv. M. Lindeman, 1812—87
Meter: 8, 4, 8, 8.
Key: C Major



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