Translation © by Michael P. Rosewall

Tempore natalis Domini
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG FIN
Adeste fideles laeti triumphantes;
venite, venite in Bethlehem;
Natum videte regem angelorum:
Venite, adoremus Dominum.

En, grege relicto, humiles ad cunas,
vocati pasni ad Bethlehem;
Et nos ovanti gradu festilorum.
Venite, adoremus Dominum.

Stella duce, magi Christum adorantes,
aurum, thus et myrham dant munera.
Jesu infanti corda prebeamus:
Venite, adoremus Dominum.

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2010-01-15
Line count: 12
Word count: 51

All you faithful, joyful and triumphant
Language: English  after the Latin 
All you faithful, joyful and triumphant,
Come, come to Bethlehem;
To behold him, born king of the angels:
Come, let us worship the Lord.

Leaving their flocks, humbly to the cradle,
The bidden shepherds approach;
And we too hasten to the city.
Come, let us worship the Lord.

Following the star, wise men worship the Christ, 
giving gold, incense and myrrh as gifts, 
Placing them before the infant Jesus.
Come, let us worship the Lord.

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This text was added to the website: 2016-09-11
Line count: 12
Word count: 75