81. O Come, O Come, Immanuel

1 O come, O come, Emmanuel,
and ransom captive Israel
that mourns in lonely exile here
until the Son of God appear.

Refrain:
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
shall come to you, O Israel.

2 O come, O Branch of Jesse's stem,
unto your own and rescue them!
From depths of hell your people save,
and give them victory o'er the grave. (Refrain)

3 O come, O Bright and Morning Star,
and bring us comfort from afar!
Dispel the shadows of the night
and turn our darkness into light. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: O come, O come, Immanuel
Title: O Come, O Come, Immanuel
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: LM
Scripture: Numbers 24:17; Isaiah 7:14; Isaiah 11:1-10; Isaiah 59:20; Matthew 1:23; 1 Corinthians 1:30; 1 Corinthians 15:55-57; Revelation 22:16
Topic: Know: Advent/Waiting for the Messiah
Source: Latin, 12th century; composite translation
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Rejoice! Rejoice!
Tune Information
Name: VENI IMMANUEL
Adapter: Thomas Helmore (1854)
Adapter: Robert Roth (1989)
Arranger: Richard Proulx (1975)
Arranger: Greg Scheer (2006)
Meter: LM
Key: e minor
Source: Processionale, 15th century
Copyright: Accompaniment © 1975, GIA Publications. Used by permission.; Arr. © 2006, Faith Alive Christian Resources



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