John Francis Wade, Vienna Boys' Choir, Schubert Akademie, Gerald Wirth Adeste Fideles cover

Adeste Fideles
by John Francis Wade, Vienna Boys' Choir, Schubert Akademie & Gerald Wirth
Lyrics and Meaning


Released
October 21, 2016
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Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
O come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem!
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels!
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord!
Verse 2
God of God,
Light of Light,
Lo! He abhors not the Virgin's womb,
Very God,
Begotten, not created.
Verse 3
O come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem!
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels!
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord!
Verse 4
See how the shepherds
Summoned to His cradle,
Leaving their flocks, draw nigh to gaze!
We, too, will thither
Bend our hearts' oblations.
Verse 5
O come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem!
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels!
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord!
Verse 6
Lo, star-led chieftains,
Magi, Christ adoring,
Offer Him incense, gold and myrrh,
We to the Christ-child
Bring our hearts' oblations
Verse 7
O come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem!
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels!
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord!
Verse 8
Child, for us sinners,
Poor and in the manger,
Fain we embrace
Thee with love and awe,
Who would not love Thee,
Loving us so dearly?
Verse 9
O come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem!
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels!
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord!
Verse 10
Sing, choirs of angels,
Sing in exultation,
O sing, all ye citizens of heaven above!
"Glory to God,
In the highest!"
Verse 11
O come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem!
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels!
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord!
Verse 12
Yea, Lord, we greet Thee,
Born this happy morning,
Jesus, to Thee be all glory given,
Word of the Father,
Now in flesh appearing!
Verse 13
O come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem!
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels!
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
O come let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord!

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