Hail the night, all hail the morn

Hail the night, all hail the morn

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1 Hail the night, all hail the morn,
When the Prince of Peace was born!
When, amid the wakeful fold,
Tidings good the angels told.
Now our solemn chant we raise
Duly to the Savior's praise;
Now with carol hymns we bless
Christ the Lord, our righteousness.

2 While resounds the joyful cry,
"Glory be to God on high,
Peace on earth, good-will to men!"
Gladly we respond, "Amen!"
Thus we greet this holy day,
Pouring forth our festive lay;
Thus we tell, with saintly mirth,
Of Immanuel's wondrous birth.

Source: Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #145

Text Information

First Line: Hail the night, all hail the morn
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Hail the night, all hail the morn. [Christmas.] This appeared in an anonymous volume of Christmas Carols, published in London, in 1837. It passed into the American Sabbath Hymn Book, 1858, No. 278, and again into later collections. It is usually given as "From the German," but the German original (if any) has not been found.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



The Cyber Hymnal #10189
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