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O Little Town of Bethlehem

Scripture References

Thematically related:

Further Reflections on Scripture References

In addition to functioning as a prominent site in many OT historical events, significant predictions were made of future importance – see Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:1-8, and the narrative of Luke 2:14-15.
Stanza 2 speaks of “morning stars”, a reference found also in Job 3:9 and 38:7.

Tune Information

Name
ST. LOUIS
Key
F Major or modal
Meter
8.6.8.6.7.6.8.6