The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

O Come, All Ye Faithful

For Christmas

Words: Adeste Fideles, John Francis Wade (c. 1711/2-1786), circa 1743/4

Translator: Frederick Oakeley, alt. by Sir Robert Prescott Stewart
Other Translations: Adeste, Fideles Translations

Music: "Adeste fideles"
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Source: Sir Robert Prescott Stewart, ed., Church Hymnal. Fifth Edition (Dublin: Association for Promoting Christian Knowledge-Church of Ireland, 1889), #87, p. 79.

See: Notes on Adeste Fideles

    O come, all ye faithful,
    Joyful and triumphant;
To Bethlehem hasten now with glad accord
    Come and behold Him
    Born, the King of Angels;

Chorus:
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord.

    Though God of true God, 
    Light of Light Eternal,
The womb of a virgin hath he not abhorred;
    Very God, 
    Begotten, not created; Chorus.

    Sing, choirs of Angels,
    Sing in exultation,
Thro' heaven's high arches be your praises poured,
    Now to our God be
    Glory in the highest. Chorus.

    Yea, Lord, we bless Thee,
    Born for our salvation;
Jesu! for ever be Thy Name adored!
    Word of the Father,
    Now in flesh appearing; Chorus.

Sheet Music from Sir Robert Prescott Stewart, ed., Church Hymnal. Fifth Edition (Dublin: Association for Promoting Christian Knowledge-Church of Ireland, 1889), #87, p. 79.

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