Silent Night
Mariah Carey Lyrics


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Silent night
Holy night
All is calm
All is bright
'Round yon virgin Mother and Child
Holy infant so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace

Silent night
Holy night
Son of God
Oh, love's pure light
Radiant beams from thy holy face
With the dawn of redeeming grace
(Jesus) Jesus Lord at thy birth
Oh, Jesus Lord at thy birth

Sleep
Sleep (sleep)
Sleep in heavenly (heavenly, heavenly) peace

Sleep (sleep, sleep)
Sleep
Sleep in heavenly, heavenly (heavenly, heavenly) peace

Peace
Peace




Sleep (heavenly peace)
Oh, sleep in heavenly peace

Overall Meaning

Mariah Carey's rendition of the classic Christmas carol "Silent Night" is a stunning portrayal of the birth of Jesus Christ. The first two verses emphasize the peaceful and serene atmosphere surrounding the birth of the holy child. The imagery of the virgin mother and the gentle infant create an atmosphere of profound reverence and awe. The repetition of the words "Silent night" and "Holy night" reinforces the importance of the moment as being a sacred event.


The third verse shifts the focus towards Jesus Christ as the Son of God and the redemption he will bring to the world. The use of the phrase "love's pure light" refers to the idea that Jesus is the embodiment of divine love and is the light that shines in the darkness. The lyrics speak of Jesus as the radiant beams from his holy face shine upon the world, signalling the dawn of a new era of grace.


The final chorus reinforces the themes of peace and heavenly rest that the carol has been highlighting throughout. The repetition of the word "peace" creates a sense of calm and tranquility at the end of the performance. Overall, Mariah Carey's version of Silent Night is a beautiful and insightful interpretation of one of the most beloved Christmas carols.


Line by Line Meaning

Silent night
The night is quiet and peaceful


Holy night
The night is sacred and divine


All is calm
Everything is peaceful and tranquil


All is bright
The night is illuminated by various sources of light


'Round yon virgin Mother and Child
The mother and her baby are surrounded by light


Holy infant so tender and mild
The baby is pure and innocent


Sleep in heavenly peace
The baby is sleeping in a peaceful and heavenly manner


Son of God
The baby is the son of God


Oh, love's pure light
The light represents the pure love of God


Radiant beams from Thy holy face
The divine light is radiating from the face of the baby


With the dawn of redeeming grace
The birth of the baby brings the hope of salvation for humanity


Jesus Lord at Thy birth
The baby is Jesus, the Lord, who was born on this night


Sleep (sleep)
The song repeats the message of the baby sleeping


Sleep in heavenly, heavenly peace
The baby is sleeping in a peace that is beyond human comprehension


Peace
The song repeats the message of peace


Oh, sleep in heavenly peace
The song ends with the message of the baby sleeping in a heavenly peace




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Capitol CMG Publishing, Songtrust Ave, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Mariah Carey, Loris Holland, DP

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@elio85perg

"Silent Night"

Silent night
Holy night
All is calm
All is bright
'Round yon virgin Mother and Child
Holy infant so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace

Silent night
Holy night
Son of God
Oh love's pure light
Radiant beams from thy holy face
With the dawn of redeeming grace
Jesus Lord at Thy birth
Oh Jesus Lord at Thy birth...

Sleep
Sleep
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace
Peace
Sleep
Sleep
Sleep in heavenly peace



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@motsuviet

Whoever is reading this comment, may you have a fantastic Christmas surrounded by your family!
God Bless all! <3 :x

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Ty same to you and your family

@garyrobertson2840

one of the best versions of silent night. gets me emotional every year.

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maganderz nmn

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