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
84
Dansk
Jesus vil i herlighed
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
110
Latviešu Valoda
Jēzus, dzimis kūtiņā
121
Lea Fakatonga
Sīsū ē Ne ʻAloʻi
107
Lietuvių Kalba
Gimė Jėzus paprastai
102
Magyar
Jézus egykor csendben jött
119
Norsk
Kom nå alle, store, små
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
120
Suomi
Seimeen kerran syntynyt
120
Svenska
Jesus, krubbans barn en gång
127
Tagalog
Jesus, Hamak nang Isilang
118
Български
Скромно бе Исус роден
120
Русский
Был, как мы, Христос рождён (Гимны)
111
Українська
Народився між ягнят
112
ภาษาไทย
ครั้งหนึ่งเยซูเกิดต่ำต้อย
91
한국어
구유에서 나신 예수 (찬송가)
121
中文
耶穌出生微賤地
119
日本語
いやしく生まれ
113
 

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Performance

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