292. Infant holy

1 Infant holy,
infant lowly,
for his bed a cattle stall;
oxen lowing,
little knowing
Christ the babe is Lord of all;
swift are winging
angels singing,
nowells ringing,
tidings bringing,
Christ the babe is Lord of all,
Christ the babe is Lord of all.

2 Flocks were sleeping,
shepherds keeping
vigil till the morning new
saw the glory,
heard the story,
tidings of a gospel true;
thus rejoicing,
free from sorrow,
praises voicing
greet the morrow,
Christ the babe was born for you,
Christ the babe was born for you.

Text Information
First Line: Infant holy
Translator: Edith Gellibrand Reed, 1885-1933
Meter: 447 D.444477
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ;
Topic: Christmas Eve; Hymns Specially Suitable for Children; Jesus Christ: Incarnation
Source: Polish carol (?13th cent.)
Copyright: Translation from "The Kingsway Carol Book" © E. G. Reed by permission of HarperCollinsPublishers, UK
Notes: Now Public Domain
Tune Information
Meter: 447 D.444477
Key: F Major
Source: Polish traditional melody
Copyright: Arrangement © Australian Hymn Book Co.

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