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Away in a manger

Representative Text

1. En bova fojntrogo anstataŭ litet'
Ripozis la dolĉa Jesua kapet'.
La steloj rigardis el nuba vual'
Al eta Jesuo dormanta en stal'.

2. La bovoj blekadis post taga labor',
Sed kuŝis Jesuo sen plendo aŭ plor'.
Jesu', mi vin amas! Ho restu kun mi;
Protektu min ĝis la matena radi'.

3. Ho kara Jesuo! Ne iru vi for,
Sed restu proksime por ĉiam en kor'.
Benadu infanojn sur ter' tie ĉi,
Ĝis vivo ĉiela, en gloro kun vi.

Source: TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #123

Text Information

First Line: En bova fojntrogo anstataŭ litet'
Title: Away in a manger
Publication Date: 1971
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1971.

Tune

CRADLE SONG (Kirkpatrick)


AFTON WATER (Spilman)


MUELLER (Murray)

With the original two-stanza text, AWAY IN A MANGER was first published in James R. Murray's Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses (1887) and initialed “J. R. M.” Murray (b. Andover, MA, 1841; d. Cincinnati, OH, 1905) compiled the songbook and is now thought to be the tune's composer. However,…

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TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #123

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TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #123b

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