Thy Birth Upon Our World Hath Given
ή γέννησις σου Χρίστέ ό θεός ήμών
Horologion, p. 252
Translator: John Brownlie
Source: John Brownlie,
Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church
(Paisley: Alexander Gardner, 1902), p. 81.
See: Christmas Hymns from John Brownlie
Meter: 126.96.36.199 D
Birth upon our world hath given,
O Christ, the truth from highest heaven;
And they who served the stars of night,
Are taught to own a truer Light.
Led by the stars' ethereal sheen,
The Sun of Righteousness is seen;
And night that in their bosom dwells,
The Dayspring from on high dispels.
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