The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Silent Night, Holy Night!

For Christmas

Words: Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht!, Rev. Joseph Mohr, 1816
Literal Translation by Alexander Krischnig, Early 21st Century
Source: Silent Night Web

Notes and Links to Translations of "Stille Nacht"

1. Silent night, holy night!
The world is calm, all is sleeping,
only the noble couple, holy couple
is watching with concern
the holiest child,
the holiest child.

2. Silent night, holy night!
Bells are ringing everywhere,
but only the angels' Halleluja
is announcing the good news:
The Messiah is born!
The Messiah is born!

3. Silent night, holy night!
Son of God, our comfort,
may you bring peace to the world,
and may you reign here:
Jesus, our Redeemer!
Jesus, our Redeemer!

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