Away in a manger

Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,
The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head.
The stars in the sky all looked down where he lay,
The little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.

 

The cattle are lowing, the poor baby wakes.
But little Lord Jesus no crying he makes.
I love Thee, Lord Jesus, look down from the sky.
And stay by my cradle till morning is night.

 

Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask Thee to stay
Close by me forever, and love me, I pray.
Bless all the dear children in thy tender care.
And take us to heaven, to live with Thee there.

Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,
The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head.