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Silvery star, precious star

Silvery star, precious star

Author: Elbert A. Smith
Tune: STARLIGHT AND SONG
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Silvery star, precious star,
Shining over Bethlehem,
Guiding Wise Men from afar,
In the still night leading them.

Refrain:
Starlight and song
All the night long,
Heralds of morn;
Jesus is born.

2 Beautiful song, wondrous song,
Kneeling shepherds wept to hear,
Chanted by God's holy throng,
Singing peace and joy and cheer. [Refrain]

3 Baby Savior, born at night
In the ages, long ago,
Angels sang and stars gave light
For Thy humble home below. [Refrain]

4 Kingly Savior, throned tonight
In that holy land above,
Crowned with glory, cald in light,
Send Thy messengers of love. [Refrain]

5 Lo, we hear the song o'erhead!
Lo, we see the star arise!
Like the Wise Men we are led,
In the still night unto Christ. [Refrain]

Source: Children's Hymnal #178

Author: Elbert A. Smith

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Text Information

First Line: Silvery star, precious star
Author: Elbert A. Smith
Refrain First Line: Starlight and song
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

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Hymns of the Saints #239

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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