Unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.@Luke 2:11
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Hans C. Andersen (1805-1875)

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) (Barn Jesus i en krybbe lå); translator unknown. This translation appeared in Church Hymns and Tunes (New York: A. S. Barnes, 1909), number 143.

Niels W. Gade (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Niels W. Gade (1817-1890)

Child Jesus comes from heav’nly height
To save us from sin’s keeping;
On manger straw, in darksome night,
The Blessèd One lies sleeping.
The star smiles down, the angels greet,
The oxen kiss the baby’s feet;
Alleluia, alleluia,
Child Jesus, Christ the Lord.

Take courage, soul in grief cast down,
Forget the bitter dealing;
A child is born in David’s town
To touch all souls with healing.
Then let us go and seek the child,
Children like Him, meek, undefiled.
Alleluia, alleluia,
Child Jesus, Christ the Lord.