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Ho eta urbo Betlehem'

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1. Ho eta urbo Betlehem'! Vi kuŝas en trankvil'
En paco de sensonĝa dorm' sub milda stela bril'.
Sed brilas tra la nokto eterna lumradi' :
L' esperoj de la tuta mond' sin turnas nun al vi.

2. Maria naskis Kriston ; kaj supre anĝelar'
Kun miro ame gardas lin, dum dormas la homar'.
Matenaj steloj, kantu la naskon kun fier'!
Al Dio estu gloro nun, kaj paco sur la ter'.

3. En trankvileco kaj silent' okazis lia ven' ;
Kaj same al la homa kor' doniĝas ĉiu ben'.
Ne aŭdas ni la venon ; sed al la peka mond',
Se oni nur akceptos lin, li venos je respond'.

4. Ho Sankta Beb' el Betlehem'! Ni preĝas el la kor':
Naskiĝu vi jam nun en ni kaj pekon pelu for.
La sankta anĝelaro ĝojegas en ĉiel' ;
Ho venu kaj restadu nun kun ni, Emanuel'!

Source: TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #174

Author: Phillips Brooks

Brooks, Phillips, D.D., was born at Boston, Dec. 13, 1835, graduated at Harvard College 1855, and was ordained in 1859. Successively Rector of the Church of the Advent, Philadelphia, and Trinity Church, Boston, he became Bishop of Mass. in 1891, and died at Boston in Jan., 1893. His Carol, "O little town of Bethlehem," was written for his Sunday School in 1868, the author having spent Christmas, 1866, at Bethlehem. His hymn, "God hath sent His angels to the earth again," is dated 1877. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Translator: W. Harvey

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Text Information

First Line: Ho eta urbo Betlehem'
English Title: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Author: Phillips Brooks
Translator: W. Harvey
Language: Esperanto

Tune

EPHRATAH


FOREST GREEN

FOREST GREEN is an English folk tune associated with the ballad "The Ploughboy's Dream." Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) turned FOREST GREEN into a hymn tune for The English Hymnal (1906), using it as a setting for "O Little Town of Bethlehem." Shaped in rounded bar form (AABA), FOREST GREEN has th…

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BETHLEHEM (Fink)


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TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #174Tune InfoTextAudio
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #174aTune InfoTextAudio
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #174bTune InfoTextAudio
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #174cTune InfoTextAudio
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #174dTune InfoTextAudio
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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