Text:The First Noel
Arranger (last chorus setting and choral ending):Dennis Allen

180. The First Noel

1 The first Noel the angel did say,
Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay;
In fields where they lay keeping their sheep,
On a cold winter's night that was so deep.

Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel,
Born is the King of Israel.

2 For all to see there was a star
Shining in the east, beyond them far,
And to the earth it gave great light,
And so it continued both day and night.[Chorus]

3 And by the light of that same star
The wise men came from country far;
To seek for a king was their intent,
And to follow the star wherever it went.[Chorus]

4 Then let us all with one accord
Sing praises to our heavenly Lord
Who hath made heaven and earth of naught,
And with His blood mankind hath bought.[Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: The first Noel the angels did say
Title: The First Noel
Refrain First Line: Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel
Meter: Irregular meter
Language: English
Publication Date: 2008
Topic: Jesus, Birth
Source: Traditional English Carol
Tune Information
Arranger (last chorus setting and choral ending): Dennis Allen
Meter: Irregular meter
Key: D Major
Source: Traditional English Carol
Copyright: Arr. © Copyright 2008 Van Ness Press, Inc. (ASCAP) (admin. by LifeWay Worship). All rights reserved.

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