what child is this

INTRO/INTERLUDES:   Am      C        G        Em
                                         F          Dm     E7 

          Am         C             G          Em
What Child is this, who laid to rest
      F          Dm     E7
On Mary's lap is sleeping?
            Am         C               G             Em
Whom angels greet with anthems sweet,
           Am              E7              Am
While shepherds watch are keeping.


      C                 G
     This, this is Christ the King,
                  Am                                F            E7
     Whom shepherds guard and angels sing;
      C                        G
     Haste, haste to bring Him laud,
               Am          E7        Am
     The Babe, the Son of Mary.


        Am       C           G         Em
Why lies He in such mean estate,
            F            Dm        E7
Where ox and ass are feeding?
            Am             C            G           Em
Good Christians, fear, for sinners here 
       Am     E7          Am
The silent Word is pleading.


       C                            G
     Nails, spear shall pierce Him through,
              Am                           F           E7
     The cross be borne for me, for you.
      C                   G
     Hail, hail the Word made flesh,
             Am            E7       Am
     The Babe, the Son of Mary.


      Am              C           G              Em

So bring Him incense, gold, and myrrh,

            F              Dm          E7

Come, peasant, king, to own Him;

       Am        C          G           Em

The King of kings salvation brings,

      Am       E7            Am

Let loving hearts enthrone Him.



       C                     G

     Raise, raise a song on high,

              Am                  F     E7

     The Virgin sings her lullaby.

       C                G

     Joy, joy for Christ is born,

             Am            E7        Am

     The Babe, the Son of Mary.

Written by William Chatterton Dix, 1865

What Child Is This chord sheet by Nathan Drake

ACOUSTIC version