Scripture Verse

There shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and His rest shall be glorious. Isaiah 11:10

Introduction

Words: From the Kan­ci­o­nal, by To­bi­as Za­vor­ka, 1602 (Na­ro­dil se Kris­tus Pán). Trans­lat­or un­known.

Music: 15th Cen­tu­ry Bo­he­mi­an (🔊 pdf nwc).

Lyrics

Let our gladness have no end,
Hallelujah!
For to earth did Christ descend.
Hallelujah!

Refrain

On this day God gave us
Christ, His Son, to save us;
Christ, His Son, to save us.

See, the loveliest blooming rose,
Hallelujah!
From the branch of Jesse grows.
Hallelujah!

Refrain

Into flesh is made the Word.
Hallelujah!
He, our refuge and our Lord.
Hallelujah!

Refrain