Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Frank Sinatra Lyrics


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Hark! The herald angels sing
Glory to the new-born King
Peace on earth, and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled
Joyful, 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 new-born King

Hark! The herald angels sing
Glory to the new-born King
Peace on Earth, and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled
Joyful, 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 new-born King

Overall Meaning

The song "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" by Frank Sinatra is a Christmas carol that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. It begins with the proclamation of the angels to the shepherds in the field, singing "Glory to the new-born King." The lyrics describe how the birth of Jesus brings peace and reconciliation between God and sinners, and encourages all nations to join in the celebration of this miraculous event.


The carol continues with a call to "rise" and "join the triumph of the skies," as the angels proclaim the birth of Christ in Bethlehem. The repetition of the chorus emphasizes the joy of the occasion, as the angels sing "Glory to the new-born King" twice at the end of each verse.


Overall, this song is a powerful reminder of the true meaning of Christmas, and the importance of celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. It inspires listeners to join together in joy and celebration, and to reflect on the message of hope and peace that the season represents.


Line by Line Meaning

Hark! The herald angels sing
Listen! The angels are bringing joyful news


"Glory to the new-born King"
Praise to the divine infant who is born


Peace on earth, and mercy mild
May this child bring peace and compassion to all


God and sinners reconciled
Through this child, God brings forgiveness and unity to all, even sinners


Joyful, all ye nations, rise
All people of the world, rejoice in this happy occasion


Join the triumph of the skies
Celebrate with the heavenly forces as they cheer the birth of Christ


With th' angelic host proclaim
Join the chorus of heavenly beings to shout out this wonderful moment


"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
The son of God has come to the town of Bethlehem


Hark! the herald angels sing
Listen! Rejoice with the heavenly army


"Glory to the new-born King"
Praise to the divine infant who is born




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Percy Faith

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Comments from YouTube:

nikk

Absolutely beautiful
Franks version is my favourite
Absolutely haunting
May we all have a merry Christmas this year

LoinclothRising

I know it’s so scary to listen to

Douglas Pinsak

The best version of this song, and arguably his best Christmas song. Merry Christmas everyone! 🙏❤✝🎄🎁

A Quicky

His voice is just immaculate on this. Incredible (reminds me of my childhood, at home with my Mum ❤️)

Mike Wright

Frank singing this song is sublime

aa aa

My favorite Christmas Carol!

James Leopard

Mine too

Kylie Gilmore

Mine too ❤️

lindsey hodell serrano

Beautiful 💜

Alex Kudgus

I love this song

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