Jesus, Once of Humble Birth

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Lyrics

  1. 1. Jesus, once of humble birth,
    Now in glory comes to earth.
    Once he suffered grief and pain;
    Now he comes on earth to reign.
    Now he comes on earth to reign.
  2. 2. Once a meek and lowly Lamb,
    Now the Lord, the great I Am.
    Once upon the cross he bowed;
    Now his chariot is the cloud.
    Now his chariot is the cloud.
  3. 3. Once he groaned in blood and tears;
    Now in glory he appears.
    Once rejected by his own,
    Now their King he shall be known.
    Now their King he shall be known.
  4. 4. Once forsaken, left alone,
    Now exalted to a throne.
    Once all things he meekly bore,
    But he now will bear no more.
    But he now will bear no more.
  5. Text: Parley P. Pratt, 1807–1857
    Music: Giacomo Meyerbeer, 1791–1864, adapted
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
196
Music
Giacomo Meyerbeer, 1791–1864.
Text
Parley P. Pratt, 1807–1857.
Scriptures
Luke 2:7, Matthew 25:31
Meter
7 7 7 7
Topic
Jesus Christ—Savior, Jesus Christ—Second Coming, Sacrament
Tune
Deliverance
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Yesus Lahir Sahaja (Buku Nyanyian Pujian)
84
Dansk
Jesus vil i herlighed (Salmebog)
118
Deutsch
Jesus, einstens schlicht geborn (Gesangbuch)
123
Español
Tan humilde al nacer (Himnos)
120
Français
Jésus, né bien humblement (Cantiques)
96
Gagana Samoa
Sa Fanau Maulalo Iesu (Viiga)
110
Latviešu Valoda
Jēzus, dzimis kūtiņā (Garīgo dziesmu grāmata)
121
Lea Fakatonga
Sīsū ē Ne ʻAloʻi
107
Lietuvių Kalba
Gimė Jėzus paprastai (Giesmynas)
102
Magyar
Jézus egykor csendben jött (Himnuszoskönyv)
119
Norsk
Kom nå alle, store, små (Salmebok)
134
Português
Tão Humilde ao Nascer (Hinário)
115
Q'eqchi'
Kristo, li tuulan xyoʼla
114
Reo Tahiti
Iesu tei fānauhia ra
113
Română
Isus, Cel umil născut (Imnuri)
120
Suomi
Seimeen kerran syntynyt (Laulukirja)
120
Svenska
Jesus, krubbans barn en gång (Psalmboken)
127
Tagalog
Jesus, Hamak nang Isilang (Himnaryo)
118
Български
Скромно бе Исус роден (Сборник химни)
120
Русский
Был, как мы, Христос рождён (Книга гимнов)
111
Українська
Народився між ягнят (Збірник гімнів)
112
ภาษาไทย
ครั้งหนึ่งเยซูเกิดต่ำต้อย (หนังสือเพลงสวด)
91
한국어
구유에서 나신 예수 (찬송가)
121
中文
耶穌出生微賤地 (聖詩選輯)
119
日本語
いやしく生まれ (賛美歌集)
113
 

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Performance

Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform an arrangement of this hymn.