The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Little Children, All Draw Near

For Christmas Eve

Words: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her, by Martin Luther
From Joseph Klug's Gesangsbuch, 1535
Notes and Translations: Notes for Vom Himmel Hoch Da Komm Ich Her

Text based on Luke 2: 1-18

Translation: J. Anderson, 1846

Source: Early Days, or the Wesleyan Scholar's Guide (John Mason, 1864), p. 355.

Little children, all draw near,
Tidings glad from heaven I bear ;
Such good news to you I bring,
I must speak of them, and sing.
In Bethlehem is born a Child,
His mother a virgin mild ;
Come and see the wondrous sight,
He will be the world's ...

Editor's Note:

I don't think that this is the entire hymn, and will continue to look for additional verses.

Print Page Return Home Page Close Window

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