We Three Kings

Written by: John Henry Hopkins Jr

© Arr. 2010 Integrity Music | CCLI: 38002

We Three Kings As sung by: Unknown


Original Key: Em


Verse 1:
Em                  C6           D6
We  three kings of  o – ri - ent are,
Em                C6         D6
Bear-ing gifts we tra-vel a– far:
Em        D/F♯         G    Em  C    G/B    Am  G
Field and foun – tain, moor     and  moun   -   tain,
Am        Em/B    B7   Em
Following yon  -  der star.
Chorus:

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We three kings of orient are,

Bearing gifts we travel afar:
Field and fountain, moor and mountain,
Following yonder star.


O star of wonder, star of night,
Star with royal beauty bright:

Westward leading, still proceeding,
Guide us to your perfect light!

Born a King on Bethlehem’s plain –

Gold I bring to crown Him again:

King forever, ceasing never,
Over us all to reign.

Frankincense to offer have I –

Incense tells of deity nigh;
Prayer and praising, all are raising:

Worship Him – God most high!

Myrrh is mine – its bitter perfume

Breathes a life of gathering gloom:

Sorrowing, sighing, bleeding, dying,

Sealed in the stone-cold tomb.

Glorious now behold Him arise –

King and God and sacrifice!

Heaven sings ‘Alleluia!’ –

‘Alleluia!’ the earth replies.

Lyrics: Public Domain

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