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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

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O come, O come, Emmanuel,
and ransom captive Israel,
that mourns in lonely exile here,
until the Son of God appear.
Rejoice! Rejoice! Immanuel
shall come to you, O Israel.

Text Information

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First Line:
O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel
Title:
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Latin Title:
Veni, veni Emmanuel
Translator:
J. M. Neale (1851)
Meter:
8.8.8.8.8.8
Source:
Latin, c. 12th century; Ancient Antiphons (Latin), versified in 18th century
Language:
English; French
Refrain First Line:
Gaude, gaude, Emmanuel
Notes:
Spanish translation: "Oh ven, oh ven Emanuel" by Federico Pagura
Copyright:
Public Domain
Liturgical Use:
Opening Hymns

Tune Information

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Title:
VENI EMMANUEL (Chant)
Composer:
Anonymous
Adapter:
Thom­as Hel­more
Meter:
8.8.8.8 with refrain
Copyright:
Public Domain