A Babe is Born in Bethlehem

A Babe is born in Bethlehem, Bethlehem (Krauth)

Translator: C. P. Krauth
Tune: PUER NATUS (51512)
Published in 14 hymnals

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

Source: Wartburg Hymnal: for church, school and home #89

Translator: C. P. Krauth

Charles Porterfield Krauth, D.D.,LL. D.: b. 1823, Martinsburg,Va.; d. 1883. pastor at Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia; President of General Council 1870 to 1880; Professor at the University of Penna; professor of Theology, Phila., Pa.; author of "The Conservative Reformation" Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A Babe is born in Bethlehem, Bethlehem (Krauth)
Title: A Babe is Born in Bethlehem
Latin Title: Puer Natus in Bethlehem
Translator: C. P. Krauth
Source: Latin, 14th century
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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