Away in a Manger (Lyrics and Chords)

Verse 1
  G                            C           G
Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,
    D7                    D7  C/G   G  G/D    G
the little Lord Jesus laid down His sweet head.
       G                                C                 G
The stars in the sky looked down where He lay,
    Dm           G      Am/C       D7    G
the little Lord Jesus, asleep on the hay.

Verse 2
     G                              C     G
The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes
     D7                      D7 C/G G G/D G
but little Lord Jesus, no crying He makes.
  G                                       C                 G
I love Thee, Lord Jesus, look down from the sky,
       D7              G         Am/C     D7  G
and stay by my cradle till morning is nigh.

Verse 3
    G                                 C              G
Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask Thee to stay
        D7                   D7 C/G G G/D G
close by me forever, and love me, I pray.
        G                               C             G
Bless all the dear children in Thy tender care
       D7          G         Am/C    D7  G      C    G
and fit us for heaven to live with Thee there. Amen.

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