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Venid, pastorcillos

Representative Text

1 Venid, pastorcillos, venid a adorar
Al rey de los cielos que nace en Judá.
Sin ricas ofrendas podemos llegar,
Que el niño prefiere la fe y la bondad.

2 Un rústico techo a brigo le da,
Por cuna un pesebre, por templo un portal;
En lecho de pajas de incógnito está
Quien quiso a los astros su gloria prestar.

3 Hermoso lucero le vino a anunciar,
Y magos de Oriente buscándole van:
Delante se postran del rey de Judá,
De incienso, oro y mirra tributo le dan.

Source: Culto Cristiano #358

Author: Francisco Martínez de la Rosa

Born: March 10, 1787, Granada, Spain. Died: February 7, 1862, Madrid, Spain.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Venid, pastorcillos, venid a adorar
Title: Venid, pastorcillos
Author: Francisco Martínez de la Rosa
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



Ira David Sankey (b. Edinburgh, PA, 1840; d. Brooklyn, NY, 1908) composed HIDING IN THEE (also known as SANKEY) and first published it in Welcome Tidings (1887), compiled by Lowry, Doane (PHH 473), and Sankey. It was set to the text "O Safe to the Rock That Is Higher than I." The four lines of HIDIN…

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MUELLER (Murray)

With the original two-stanza text, AWAY IN A MANGER was first published in James R. Murray's Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses (1887) and initialed “J. R. M.” Murray (b. Andover, MA, 1841; d. Cincinnati, OH, 1905) compiled the songbook and is now thought to be the tune's composer. However,…

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The Cyber Hymnal #13885
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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #93

Cantos del Pueblo de Dios = Songs of the People of God (2nd ed.) #26

Page Scan

Celebremos Su Gloria #121

El Himnario #100

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #80

Mil Voces para Celebrar #93

Praise y Adoración #77c


The Cyber Hymnal #13885

Include 23 pre-1979 instances
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