106. Prepare the Way, O Zion
||BEREDEN VÄG FÖR HERRAN|
||126.96.36.199.7.7 with refrain|
||G Major or modal|
||Then Swenska Psalmboken, 1697; arr. American Lutheran Hymnal, 1930|
||Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.|Text Information:
This engaging Advent text based on Isaiah 40:3–5 and Psalm 24:7–10 has been in use in the Church of Sweden for almost two hundred years. It is set to a version of an even older Swedish tune, which in turn seems to be derived from a German folktune that spread to Scandinavia.