Guitar Tabs, Chords and Lyrics
Major upgrade!! After one year development the new version of Chordie is now online! Please give feedback.

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen  Misc. Christmas

Traditional English Carol, 18th century

God [Em]rest you [B7]merry, [Em]gentlemen;
let [Em]nothing [C]you dis-[B7]may
Re-[Em]member [B7]Christ our [Em]Savior
was [Em]born on [C]Christmas [B7]Day
To [Am]save us all from [B7]Satan's pow'r
when [Em]we were gone a-[D]stray
. . . . Refrain . . . .
O [G]tidings of [B7]comfort and [Em]joy,
comfort and [D]joy!
O [G]tidings [C]of [B7]comfort and [Em]joy
From [Em]God our [B7]heav'nly [Em]Father,
a [Em]blessed [C]angel [B7]came;
And [Em]unto [B7]certain [Em]shepherds
brought [Em]tidings [C]of the [B7]same;
How [Am]that in Bethle-[B7]hem was born
the [Em]Son of God by [D]name.
. . . . Refrain . . . .
"Fear [Em]not, then," [B7]said the [Em]angel,
"Let [Em]nothing [C]you a-[B7]fright;
this [Em]day is [B7]born a [Em]Savior
of [Em]a pure [C]virgin [B7]bright,
to [Am]free all those who [B7]trust in him
from [Em]Satan's power and [D]might."
. . . . Refrain . . . .
In [Em]Bethlehem, [B7]in [Em]Israel,
this [Em]blessed [C]Babe was [B7]born,
and [Em]laid with-[B7]in a [Em]manger
u-[Em]pon this [C]blessed [B7]morn;
The [Am]which His Mother [B7]Mar-y
did [Em]nothing take in [D]scorn.
. . . . Refrain . . . .
Now [Em]to the Lord [B7]sing [Em]praises,
all [Em]you with-[C]in this [B7]place,
and [Em]with true [B7]love and [Em]charity
each [Em]other [B7]now em-[Em]brace;
this [Am]holy tide of [B7]Christmas
doth [Em]bring redeeming [D]grace.
. . . . Refrain . . . .

Important: The song above is NOT stored on the Chordie server. The original song is hosted at Chordie works as a search engine and provides on-the-fly formatting. Chordie does not index songs against artists'/composers' will. To remove this song please click here.

Text color:
Chord color:
Chord grids: 
Font size:    
Page size: 

Am B7 C D Em G

Login - add to songbook


You need to log in to post comments

nortmand (report)

retype the refrain, it makes it easier to not have to scroll