"What Child Is this" as written by Daniel Martin and Trad....
What child is this, who, laid to rest
On Mary's lap is sleeping?
Whom angels greet with anthems sweet
While shepherds watch are keeping?
This, this is Christ the king
Whom shepherds guard and angels sing
Haste, haste to bring him laud
The babe, the son of Mary
Why lies he in such mean estate
Where ox and ass are feeding?
Good Christian, fear, for sinners here
The silent word is pleading
This, this is Christ the king
Whom shepherds guard and angels sing
Haste, haste to bring him laud
The babe, the son of Mary
So bring him incense, gold, and myrrh
Come, peasant, king, to own him
The king of kings salvation brings
Let loving hearts enthrone him
This, this is Christ the king
Whom shepherds guard and angels sing
Haste, haste to bring him laud
The babe, the son of Mary


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"What Child Is This" as written by Trad Trad Daniel Martin

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    General CommentThis is a nice Christmas song...I don't care for john denver and i'm an athiest, but this song is beautiful.
    youdontloveme19on October 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthere's something distinctly depressing to me about this song.
    hololzoron July 04, 2007   Link

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