He Is Born

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Refrain:
He is born, the divine Christ Child;
play the oboe and bagpipes merrily!
He is born, the divine Christ Child;
sing we all of the Savior mild.

1 Through long ages of the past,
prophets have foretold His coming;
through long ages of the past,
now the time has come at last! [Refrain]

2 O how lovely, oh,O how pure
is this perfect Child of heaven;
O how lovely, O how pure,
gracious gift to human-kind! [ Refrain]

3 Jesus, Lord of all the world,
coming as a Child among us;
Jesus, Lord of all the world,
grant to us Thy heavenly peace. [Refrain]


Source: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #106

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2275
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Worship and Rejoice #201
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Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #112

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #190

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #106

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #122

Praise y Adoración: a bilingual hymnal : un himnario bilingüe #255a

Rejoice Hymns #207

The Christian Life Hymnal #102

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #149

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The Cyber Hymnal #2275

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The United Methodist Hymnal #228

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #177

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The Worshiping Church #177

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Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #50

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Worship and Rejoice #201

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #156

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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