During our last fund drive one donor said this: "I love hymns ... If you asked for money, it means you need it! Please keep the work going. And please, accept my widow's mite. God bless you."

She was right. We only ask for money twice a year, and we do so because we need it.

So, before you close this box and move on to use the many resources on Hymnary.org, please prayerfully consider whether you might be able to make a gift to support our work. Gifts of any amount are appreciated, assist our work and let us know that we have partners in our effort to create the best database of hymns on the planet.

To donate online via PayPal or credit card, use the Calvin University secure giving site (https://calvin.quadweb.site/giving/hymnary).

If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

And to read more about big plans for Hymnary, see https://hymnary.org/blog/major-additions-planned-for-hymnary.

He Became Incarnate

Representative Text

Prelude
He became incarnate, Christ the King of glory,
He became incarnate

1. Shepherds were keeping their nightly watch on Bethlem’s plain,
"Fear not, O brothers," the angel addressed them,
Wonderful brightness around them shone so marv’lously.
"Joy I proclaim through the birth of the Savior."

Refrain
He became incarnate, Christ the King of glory,
He became incarnate

2. "This sign I’ll show you by which you’ll find the Lord of all."
Suddenly heavenly hosts sang forth praises.
"In David’s city you’ll find Him in a lowly stall."
"Glory to God who gives peace on earth good will." [Refrain]

Transliterated Indian lyrics:
Lína awatárá soí jagaraijá
Lína awatárá.

Desha Yahúdamen
Kitane gareriye
Kheton men jo saba basa rarayá.

Translator (from Indian): Adele Wo­bus

(no biographical information available about Adele Wo­bus.) Go to person page >

Translator (from Indian): Her­bert H. Wer­necke

(no biographical information available about Her­bert H. Wer­necke.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Shepherds were keeping their nightly watch
Title: He Became Incarnate
Indian Title: Lína awatárá soí jagaraijá
Translator (from Indian): Adele Wo­bus
Translator (from Indian): Her­bert H. Wer­necke
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He became incarnate, Christ the King of glory
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2196
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2196

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.