The First Noel (Lyrics and Chords)

Verse 1 G   C       Em      F         C The first Noel  the angel did say        F            C            G              C Was to cer... thumbnail 1 summary

Verse 1
G   C       Em      F         C
The first Noel  the angel did say
       F            C            G              C
Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay;
G  C            Em        F             C
In fields where they  lay keeping their sheep,
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On a cold winter's night that was so deep.
  C     Em    F     C    Am          Em   F  Dm  C/E   G   C
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel,  born is the King    of  Is-   ra- el.



Verse 2
G   C       Em      F         C
And by the light of that same star,
      F             C    G       C
Three wise men came from country far;
G  C          Em       F       C
To seek for a King was their intent,
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And to follow the star wherever it went.
  C     Em    F     C    Am          Em   F  Dm  C/E   G   C
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel,  born is the King    of  Is-   ra- el.

Verse 3
G    C         Em      F        C
This star drew nigh to the northwest,
     F            C    G   C
O'er Bethlehem it took its rest,
G   C            Em   F        C
And there it did both stop and stay,
F              C           G     C
Right over the place where Jesus lay.
  C     Em    F     C    Am          Em   F  Dm  C/E   G   C
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel,  born is the King    of  Is-   ra- el.

Verse 4
G    C       Em       F        C
Then entered in those wise men three,
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Full rev'rently upon their knee,
G   C       Em       F      C
And offered there in His presence
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Their gold, and myrrh, and frankincense.
  C     Em    F     C    Am          Em   F  Dm  C/E   G   C
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel,  born is the King    of  Is-   ra- el.

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