Christmas- Away in a Manger Mixed-Up Text


Mixed final lines of the famous Xmas carol

Away in a manger mixed up text

The last lines of the verses below are mixed up. Try to put the last lines back in the right verses, then listen to the song or ask your teacher to check your answers. 

Away in a manger
No crib for His bed
The little Lord Jesus
'Til morning is nigh. ___________________________________________________

The stars in the bright sky
Looked down where He lay
The little Lord Jesus
And love me I pray. ___________________________________________________

The cattle are lowing
The poor Baby wakes
But little Lord Jesus
Laid down His sweet head. _________________________________________________

I love Thee, Lord Jesus
Look down from the sky
And stay by my side,
No crying He makes. ___________________________________________________

Be near me, Lord Jesus,
I ask Thee to stay
Close by me forever
To live with Thee there. ___________________________________________________

Bless all the dear children
In Thy tender care
And take us to heaven
Asleep on the hay. ___________________________________________________

A manger is an old-fashioned word for the thing that horses and cows eat out of. Trying to guess what these other difficult words mean from their context in the song:

  • Lowing
  • Crib
  • Thee
  • Thy
  • Hay
  • ‘til

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