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Sleep, my Savior, sleep

Sleep, my Savior, sleep

Tune: [Sleep, my Savior, sleep]
Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Sleep, my Savior, sleep,
On Thy bed of hay,
Angels in the spangled heaven,
Sing their joyful Christmas carols
Till the dawn of day.

2 Sleep, my Savior, sleep,
On Thy bed of hay,
Ere the mourning angel cometh
To the moonlit garden,
Wiping tears away.

3 Sleep, my Savior, sleep,
Sweet on Mary's breast;
Now the shepherds kneel adoring,
Now the mother's heart is joyous,
Take a happy rest.

4 Sleep, my Savior, sleep,
Sweet on Mary's breast:
Crucified with wounds and bruises,
Bleeding, purple, stained, disfigured,
One day Thou wilt rest.

Source: Wartburg Hymnal: for church, school and home #94

Text Information

First Line: Sleep, my Savior, sleep

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #525

Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d172

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Primary School Carols #10

Sunday School Hymnal #d368

Sunday School Hymns and Tunes #d80

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The Church Hymnary #215

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #477

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Voices of Praise #336

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Wartburg Hymnal #94

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