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54. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

O come, O come, Emmanuel,
And ransom captive Israel,
That mourns in lonely exile here,
Until the Son of God appear.

Rejoice! Rejoice!
Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel!

O come, thou Wisdom from on high,
And order all things, far and nigh;
To us the path of knowledge show,
And cause us in her ways to go.

Rejoice! Rejoice!
Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel!

O come, Desire of nations, bind
All peoples in one heart and mind;
Bid envy, strife, and quarrels cease,
Fill the whole world with heaven's peace.

Rejoice! Rejoice!
Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel!

Text Information
First Line: O come, O come, Emmanuel
Title: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Translator: John M. Neale (1851)
Translator: Henry Sloane Coffin (1901)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8. with refrain
Topic: Christmas; Peace; Wisdom
Source: 12th cent. Latin Antiphons
Refrain First Line: Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Tune Information
Name: VENI EMMANUEL
Arranger: Thomas Helmore (1854)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8. with refrain
Key: e minor
Source: Ancient plain Song, from a French Missal



Media
MIDI file: WiS 054 O Come O Come Emmanuel.mid
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