"O come, O come, Emmanuel" (Latin: "Veni, veni, Emmanuel") is a Christian hymn for Advent and Christmas.
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. [Stanza 3] O come, O come, great Lord of might, Who to thy tribes on Sinai’s height In ancient times once gave the law In cloud and majesty and awe. Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel. Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel. O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel. [Refrain] Rejoice! Translator (st. 4, 5cd, 6ab, 7: Laurence Hull Stookey. Audio files: MIDI. The United Methodist Hymnal #211. It is a metrical paraphrase of the O Antiphons , a series of plainchant antiphons attached to the Magnificat at Vespers over the final days before Christmas . O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. Top Text Translator Text Info Notes Tune For Leaders Timeline Arrangements Media Page Scans Instances. The text was originally written in Latin . Rejoice!
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Translator: John Mason Neale (1851) Tune: VENI EMMANUEL (Chant) Published in 464 hymnals.