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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Pentatonix Lyrics


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Hark the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!
Peace on earth and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled"
Joyful, all ye nations rise
Join the triumph of the skies
With the angelic host proclaim:
"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!"

Hark the herald angels sing
Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels sing
Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels

Hark the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!
Peace on earth and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled"
Joyful, all ye nations rise
Join the triumph of the skies
With the angelic host proclaim:
"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!"

Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels sing
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels

Hark the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!
Jesus was born in amazingly
Son of God is here today
With the angelic host proclaim
"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!"

Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels sing
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels sing
Hark the herald
Hark the herald yeah
Jesus he was born

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Pentatonix's version of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is about the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. The song starts with the announcement of the birth of the King and how it brings glory to Him. It then continues to express the message of peace and mercy to all nations through the reconciliation of God and sinners. The chorus signifies the importance of the heavenly proclamation of Christ's birth in Bethlehem, and the joy it brings to those who believe. The repetition of "Hark the herald" throughout the song represents an urging to listen to the angels' message, and the call to celebrate Jesus' birth.


Line by Line Meaning

Hark the herald angels sing
Listen to the heavenly angels as they sing


"Glory to the newborn King!
Praise and honor the newly born King (Jesus)


Peace on earth and mercy mild
There is peace and kindness on earth


God and sinners reconciled"
God and sinners have been brought together in peace and harmony


Joyful, all ye nations rise
All nations should be filled with joy and celebrate


Join the triumph of the skies
Celebrate along with the angels and the heavens


With the angelic host proclaim:
Announce with the company of angels


"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Christ (Jesus) has been born in Bethlehem


Hark! The herald angels sing
Listen to the heavenly angels as they sing




Lyrics ยฉ BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Bluewater Music Corp.
Written by: Charles Wesley, Felix Mendelssohn

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PENTATONIX LYRICS
"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"

Hark the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!
Peace on earth and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled"
Joy for all ye nations rise
Join the triumph of the skies
With angelic host proclaim:
"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!"

Hark the herald angels sing
Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels sing
Whoa-ooh-oh
Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels

Hark the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!
(Sing it with me now)
Peace on earth and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled"
(And let us celebrate with)
Joy for all ye nations rise
Join the triumph of the skies
With angelic host proclaim:
"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!"

Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels sing
Whoa-ooh-oh
Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels

Whoa oh ooh

Hark the herald angels sing
(Hark the herald angels sing)
"Glory to the newborn King!
(Glory to the newborn King)
Jesus was born in an amazing way
(Jesus was born in an amazing way)
The son of God is here today
Whoa oh ooh
With angelic host proclaim:
"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!"

Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels sing
Whoa oh ooh
Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald angels sing
Whoa oh ooh
Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Hark the herald
Yeah
Jesus, He was, He was
Jesus He was born!



All comments from YouTube:

Shanta Boose

They went gospel.

I love this.

Bruce McDowell

I heard them do this live on an NBC Special with full choir backing them up. The gospel part is perfect; so joyous like a gospel choir. I love it. I cant find it anywhere.

Isabella

Pentatoinx you sound like a good job of keeping it real with me so much so I can feel my heart Kari Phillips and you and your family is so cute

Kyle W

Shanta Boose

Tiara Janel

@I like nice cream if you love me let me gooooooooooo!!!!!

CEO of tortellini

@Kayleigh Prestonย but they haven't seen the best of us yet...

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WolfgangAcapella

I cant believe they pulled a Sister Act on us i love it

Josh D

Good one

Dean Marion

What about this: Sister Act medley collaborate with Voiceplay. ๐Ÿคฏ ( great idea, Dean)

femaledaydreamer

Haha yeah ๐Ÿ˜„ I was even telling my sister like what if we put this in church and see everyoneโ€™s reaction ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

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