let all mortal flesh keep silence

(Suggested Capo 1)

Dm                                      C                   Bb                          Asus

Let all mortal flesh keep silence and with fear and trembling stand

Dm                                     C                  Bb                         Asus

ponder nothing earthly minded for with blessing in his hand

Dm                         C         Bb     Asus           Dm                C          Dm

Christ our God to Earth de-scend-eth  our full homage to de-mand

 

 

Dm                                  C                Bb                          Asus

King of kins yet born of Mary  As of old on Earth he stood

Dm                                  C                Bb                          Asus

Lord of Lords in human vesture  In the body and the blood

Dm                    C        Bb   Asus       Dm               C          Dm

He will give to all the faith--ful His own self for heavenly food

 

 

Dm                                      C                Bb                          Asus

Rank on rank the hosts of heaven Spreads its vanguard on the way

Dm                                     C                Bb                          Asus

As the light of light descendeth from the realms of endless day.

Dm                    C                   Bb   Asus       Dm             C          Dm

That the powers of hell may van---ish    as the darkness clears away

 

 

Dm                                      C                Bb                          Asus

At his feet the six wing-ed seraph  Cherubim with sleepless eye

Dm                                     C                Bb                          Asus

Veil their faces to his presence as with ceaseless voice they cry

Dm        C     Bb   Asus       Dm             C          Dm

Al-le-lu-ia  Al-le-lu-ia  Al-le-lu-ia   Lord most high

Author unknown, Byzantine

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