Angels we have heard on high

Angels we have heard on high
sweetly singing o’er the plains.
And the mountains in reply
echoing their joyous strains.

 

Chorus
Gloria, in excelsis Deo!
Gloria, in excelsis Deo!

 

Shepherds, why this jubilee?
Why your joyous strains prolong?
What the gladsome tidings be?
Which inspire your heavenly song?

 

Chorus

 

Come to Bethlehem and see
Him whose birth the angels sing;
Come, adore on bended knee,
Christ the Lord, the newborn King.

 

Chorus

 

See Him in a manger laid
Jesus Lord of heaven and earth;
Mary, Joseph, lend your aid,
with us sing our Savior’s birth.

 

Chorus

 

Tekst/mel.: Ukjent (Fransk opphav: Les Anges dans nos campagnes)

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