Three Kings From Out The Orient

Three kings from out the Orient

Author: T. E. Brown
Tune: [Three kings from out the Orient]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Three kings from out the Orient
For Judah’s land were fairly bent
To find the Lord of grace;
And as they journeyed pleasantlie,
A star kept shining in the sky,
To guide them to the place.

"O Star," they cried, "by all confest,
Withouten dreed the loveliest!"

2 The first was Melchior to see,
The emperor hight of Arabye,
An agèd man, I trow;
He set upon a rouncy bold,
Had taken of the red, red gold,
The Babe for to endow. [Refrain]

3 The next was Gaspar, young and gay,
That held the realm of far Cathay—
Our Jesus drew him thence—
Yclad in silks from head to heel,
He rode upon a high cameel,
And bar the frankincense. [Refrain]

4 The last was dusky Balthasar,
That rode upon a dromedar—
His coat was of the fur;
Dark-browed he came from Samarkand,
The Christ to seek, and in his hand
Upheld the bleeding myrrh. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12507

Author: T. E. Brown

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First Line: Three kings from out the Orient
Title: Three Kings From Out The Orient
Author: T. E. Brown
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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