It Came upon the Midnight Clear

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Lyrics

  1. 1. It came upon the midnight clear,
    That glorious song of old,
    From angels bending near the earth
    To touch their harps of gold:
    “Peace on the earth, good will to men
    From heav’n’s all-gracious King.”
    The world in solemn stillness lay
    To hear the angels sing.
  2. 2. Still thru the cloven skies they come
    With peaceful wings unfurled,
    And still their heav’nly music floats
    O’er all the weary world.
    Above its sad and lowly plains
    They bend on hov’ring wing,
    And ever o’er its babel sounds
    The blessed angels sing.
  3. 3. For lo! the days are hast’ning on,
    By prophets seen of old,
    When with the ever-circling years
    Shall come the time foretold,
    When the new heav’n and earth shall own
    The Prince of Peace their King,
    And the whole world send back the song
    Which now the angels sing.
  4. Text: Edmund H. Sears, 1810–1876
    Music: Richard S. Willis, 1819–1900
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
207
Music
Richard S. Willis, 1819–1900.
Text
Edmund H. Sears, 1810–1876.
Scriptures
Luke 2:8–17, Alma 5:50
Meter
8 6 8 6 8 6 8 6
CMD (Common Meter Doubled)
Topic
Christmas
Tune
Carol
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Di Tengah Malam yang Cerah (Buku Nyanyian Pujian)
92
Español
A medianoche se oyó (Himnos)
128
Français
Minuit, c’est l’heure où retentit (Cantiques)
130
Gagana Samoa
O se Itu Po Maninoa Lava (Viiga)
118
Latviešu Valoda
Šo seno dziesmu pusnaktī (Garīgo dziesmu grāmata)
129
Lea Fakatonga
Ne Hā Mai Tuʻuapō
115
Lietuvių Kalba
Suskambo dangiška giesmė (Giesmynas)
113
Norsk
En stjernenatt (Salmebok)
125
Português
Na Bela Noite Se Ouviu (Hinário)
128
Q'eqchi'
Chiru qʼojyin kiʼabʼiman
129
Reo Tahiti
Tē fa’a’oto ra te mau mēlahi i te mau pehe
124
Română
La miezul nopții a venit (Imnuri)
130
Suomi
Kun hetki löi jo keskiyön (Laulukirja)
130
Svenska
Vid midnatt ljöd den sången klar (Psalmboken)
145
Tagalog
Hatinggabi nang Dumating (Himnaryo)
126
Български
В’среднощен час песен прозвуча (Сборник химни)
130
Русский
И было так полночною порой (Книга гимнов)
122
Українська
Опівночі лунав цей спів (Збірник гімнів)
120
ภาษาไทย
ในยามเที่ยงคืนสุกใสนั้นนา (หนังสือเพลงสวด)
99
한국어
그 맑고 환한 밤중에 (찬송가)
132
中文
夜半歌聲 (聖詩選輯)
128
日本語
天なる神には (賛美歌集)
121