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O BETHLEHEM OF HOLY WORTH

Edward C. Currie / Traditional Irish Melody (C.O'S.)



O BETHLEHEM OF HOLY WORTH


1 O Bethlehem of holy worth !
O hallowed town of Jesus' birth !
In thee a virgin mother's Child
Brought God from heav'n to earth.
2 No inn bade welcome at its door
To Mary on that holy night;
But in a stable Christ was born,
With only stars for light.
3 No pomp of kings, nor princes there,
With Joseph and the mother fair ;
But angel voices from on high,
With glory filled the air.
4 O Bethlehem, we pray the Babe,
Once born within thy cheerless cave,
May grant the promised 'Peace on earth'
To us He came to save.


First upload: November 2, 2003 / Update: Nov 30, 2009 with F200