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8. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

1. O come, O come, Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel that mourns in lonely exile here until the Son of God appear. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to you, O Israel. 2. O come, O Wisdom from on high, who ordered all things mightily; to us the path of knowledge show and teach us in its ways to go. Refrain 3. O come, O come, great Lord of might who to your tribes on Sinai's height in ancient times you gave the law in cloud and majesty and awe. Refrain 4. O come, O Branch of Jesse's stem, unto your own and rescue them! From depths of hell your people save, and give them victory o'er the grave. Refrain 5. O come, O Key of David, come, and open wide our heav'nly home; make safe the way that leads on high and close the path to misery. Refrain 6. O come, O Dayspring, come and cheer; O Sun of justice, now draw near Disperse the gloomy clouds of night, and death's dark shadows put to flight. Refrain 7. O come, O King of nations, come, O Cornerstone that binds in one; refresh the hearts that long for you; restore the broken, make us new. Refrain

Text Information
First Line: O come, O come, Emmanuel
Title: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Language: English
Publication Date: 2018
Topic: Advent
Source: Psalteriolum Cantionum, Köln, 1710
Tune Information
Meter: 8 8 8 8 8 8
Key: e minor or modal
Source: French processional, 15th cent.

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