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Three kings from Persian lands afar

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Wie schn leuchtet der Morgenstern, translated from Philipp Nicolai.
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Three kings from Per - - sian lands a - far To Jor - dan fol - low the

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How bright - ly shines the


    
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point - ing star: And this the quest of the tra - vel - lers three, Where the

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morn - ing star! With grace and

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new - born King of the Jews may be. Full roy - al gifts they bear for the

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truth from heav'n a - far Our


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King: Gold, in - cense, myrrh are their of - fer - ing. The star shines out
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Jes - se tree now blow - eth
     
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with a stead - fast ray; The kings to Beth - le - hem make their way, And there in
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Of Ja - cob's stem and Da - vid's line,
      
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wor - ship they bend the knee, As Ma - ry's child in her lap they see;
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For thee, my Bride - groom, King Di -

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Their roy - al gifts they show to the King; Gold in - cense, myrrh are their of - fer- ing.
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vine, My soul with love o'er- flow - eth.
      
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Thou child of man, lo to Beth - le - hem The kings are trav - 'ling,
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Thy word, Je - su,
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tra - vel with them! The star of mer - cy, the star of
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In - ly feeds us,

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grace, Shall lead thy heart to its rest - ing place. Gold in - cense, myrrh thou canst not
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Right - ly leads us, Life be -- stow -
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bring; Of - fer thy heart - fant King, Of - fer thy heart!
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Praise O praise such love o'er flow - ing.
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This music is in the public domain and can be freely copied and used.
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