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O Jesu. Christ! dein Kripplein ist.--(Goed. 153.)


At the Manger in Bethlehem. It appeared in Crü. Praxis, 1653, 1656, no. 101, in 15 stanzas.

English Versions:
1. Be not dismay'd--in time of need.

(Stanza XI) in the Moravian H. Bk., 1789, no. 236.

2. O blessed Jesus! This.

Miss Winkworth, in her Lyra Ger., 1858, p. 18.

3. Jesus Christ! Thy cradle is.

Miss Manington, 1864, p. 41.

4. Thy manger is my paradise.

J. Kelly, 1867, p. 26.

Selected Stanza:

Miss Winkworth in her Lyra Germanica, 1858, p. 18.

Stanza 1. O Blessed Jesus! This
Thy lowly manger is
The Paradise where oft my soul would feed:
Here is the place, my Lord,
Where lies the Eternal Word
Clothed with our flesh, made like to us indeed.
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