(L: W. C. Dix 1865, M:)
(verse 1) Em Am Em D Bm What Child is this, who, laid to rest, C Am B7 On Mary's lap is sleeping? Em Am Em D Bm Whom angels greet with anthems sweet Em B7 Em While shepherds watch are keeping?(verse 2) Em Am Em D Bm Why lies he in such mean estate C Am B7 Where ox and ass are feeding? Em Am Em D Bm Good Christian, fear for sinners here, Em B7 Em The silent Word is pleading.G D Bm This, this is Christ the King C Am B7 Whom shepherds guard and angels sing. G D Bm Haste, haste to bring Him laud, Em B7 Em The Babe, the Son of Mary.(verse 3) Em Am Em D Bm So bring Him incense, gold and myrrh; C Am B7 Come, peasant king, to own Him. Em Am Em D Bm The King of Kings salvation brings; Em B7 Em Let loving hearts enthrone Him.G D Bm Nails, spear shall pierce him through, C Am B7 The cross be borne for me, for you. G D Bm Hail, hail the Word made flesh, Em B7 Em The babe, the son of Mary.G D Bm Raise, raise the song on high! C Am B7 The virgin sings her lullaby. G D Bm Joy! Joy! for Christ is born, Em B7 Em The babe, the son of Mary.Full key step upHalf key step upHalf key step downFull key step down
See also:Hillsong United - Oceans (where Feet May Fail) Tim Hughes - Here I Am To Worship Casting Crowns - Who Am I Israel Houghton - You Are Good Casting Crowns - Praise You In This Storm Hillsong United - Hosanna
Other versions:The Raveonettes - what child is this William Chatterton Dix - What Child is this Sleeping At Last - What Child Is This Melanie - What Child Is This Chris Tomlin - What Child Is This Various - What child is this?