The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye My People - Book and Verse

A Reading For the Christmas-tide

Words Adapted from The Holy Bible
The Book of Isaiah,
The Book of Malachi,
The Gospel of Matthew, and
The Gospel of Luke

The King James Version
Source: www.biblehub.com

Source: A Selection of Carols, Pieces, and Anthems, Suitable for Christmas. (London: W. Kent and Co.; Penzance: F. Rodda, ca. 1872), p. 21.

 

Comfort ye, Comfort ye my people saith your God !
speak ye comfortably unto Jerusalem,
and cry unto her that her warfare is accomplished,
that her iniquity is pardoned

Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.

Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: ...

Isaiah 40 Verse 1-2

And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed,
and all flesh shall see it together ;
for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.

And the glory of the LORD shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

Isaiah 40 Verses 5

Behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a Son,
and they shall call his name Emmanuel, God with us

... Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Isaiah 7 Verse 14

O thou that tellest goods tidings to Zion,
lift up your voice, be not afraid,
say unto the cities of Judah,
Behold your God.

O Zion, that bringest good tidings, ..., lift up thy voice ..., be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!

Isaiah 40 Verse 9

For behold, darkness shall cover the earth,
and gross darkness the people ;
but the Lord shall arise upon thee,
and his glory shall be seen upon thee,
for, behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of Hosts

For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

Isaiah 60, Verse 2

... behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 3, Verse 1

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd,
and shall gather the lambs with his arms,
and gently lead those that are with young.

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.

Isaiah 40, Verse 11

Sing, O Heav'ns, and be joyful O earth,
for the Lord hath done it;
shout ye lower parts of the earth,
for the Lord hath redeemed Jacob,
and glorified himself in Israel.

Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.

Isaiah 49, Verse 1

Sing, O ye heavens; for the LORD hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: ...: for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.

Isaiah 44, Verse 23

For unto us a child is born,
unto us a son is given,
and the government shall be upon his shoulder,
and he shall save his people from their sins.

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: ...

Isaiah 9, Verse 6

 for he shall save his people from their sins.

Matthew 1, Verse 21

Glory to God in the highest,
and on earth peace and good-will towards men.

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

Luke 2, Verse 14

Summary of Bible Verses quoted:

Books:

If you would like to help support Hymns and Carols of Christmas, please click on the button below and make a donation.


Related Hymns and Carols