The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Hark! What Mean Those Heavenly Voices

For the Christmas-tide

Words: English Traditional
A variant of Hark! What Mean Those Holy Voices?-Montgomery

Compare: Hark! What Mean Those Holy Voices-Pettman
Hark! What Mean Those Thrilling Voices

Hark! What Mean Those Voices

Music: Not Stated

Source: A Selection of Carols, Pieces, and Anthems, Suitable for Christmas. (London: W. Kent and Co.; Penzance: F. Rodda, ca. 1872), p. 28.

Hark! what mean those heavenly voices?
    Sweetly sounding through the skies;
Lo, the Angelic host rejoices,
    Heavenly Hallelujahs rise.

Christ is born, the great anointed.
    Heaven and earth his praises sing ;
O receive whom God appointed,
    For your Prophet, Priest, and King.

Hasten mortals to adore him,
    Learn his name and taste his joy,
Till in heaven ye sing before him,
    Glory be to God on high.

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