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Boney M. – The First Noel lyrics

Chorus:
The first noel the angels did say
Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay
In fields where they lay keeping their sheep
On a cold winter's night that was so deep.
Noel, noel, noel, noel
Born is the king of israel

[Verse:]:
They looked up and saw a star
Shining in the east, beyond them far
And to the earth it gave great light
And so it continued both day and night
Noel, noel, noel, noel
Born is the king of israel

(the following 4 verses are not sung on the boney m version)

And by the light of that same star
Three wise men came from country far;
To seek for a king was their intent,
And to follow the star wherever it went.
[Chorus:]

This star drew nigh to the northwest,
O'er bethlehem it took it rest,
And there it did both stop and stay
Right over the place where jesus lay.
[Chorus:]

Then entered in those wise men three
Full reverently upon their knee,
And offered there in his presence
Their gold, and myrrh, and frakincense.
[Chorus:]

Then let us all with one accord
Sing praises to our heavenly lord;
That hath made heaven and earth of naught,
And with his blood mankind hath bought.
[Chorus:]

The first noel the angels did say
Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay
In fields where they lay keeping their sheep
On a cold winter's night that was so deep.
Noel, noel, noel, noel
Born is the king of israel



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