When Joseph Went to Bethlehem

 


Lyrics

  1. 1. When Joseph went to Bethlehem, I think he took great care

    To place his tools and close his shop and leave no shavings there.

    He urged the donkey forward then, with Mary on its back,

    And carried bread and goat cheese in a little linen sack.

  2. 2. I think there at the busy inn that he was meek and mild

    And awed to be the guardian of Mary’s sacred child.

    Perhaps all through the chilly hours he smoothed the swaddling bands,

    And Jesus felt the quiet strength of Joseph’s gentle hands.

  3. 3. And close beside the manger bed, he dimmed the lantern’s light

    And held the little Jesus close upon that holy night.

Words: Bessie Saunders Spencer, 1898–1989. © 1960 IRI.

Music: I. Reed Payne, b. 1930. © 1977 IRI

Book
Children's Songbook
Page Number
38
Music
Bessie Saunders Spencer, 1898–1989. © 1960 IRI.
Text
Bessie Saunders Spencer, 1898–1989.
Scriptures
Luke 2:1–7
Topic
Christmas
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Waktu Yusuf Ke Betlehem (Buku Nyanyian Anak-Anak)
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Cebuano
Pag-adto ni Jose sa Bethlehem
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Dansk
Da Josef drog til Betlehem (Børnenes sangbog)
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Deutsch
Als Josef auf die Reise ging (Liederbuch für Kinder)
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Español
Al irse a Belén José (Canciones para los niños)
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Français
Joseph à Bethléhem (Recueil de Chants pour les enfants)
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Gagana Samoa
Ina Ua Alu Iosefa I Peteleema (Tusipese a Tamaiti)
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Italiano
Così Giuseppe andò a Betlemme (Innario dei bambini)
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Latviešu Valoda
Jāzeps (Bērnu dziesmu grāmata)
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Lea Fakatonga
Fononga ʻa Siosefa ki Pētelihemá
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Lietuvių Kalba
Kai Juozapas Betliejun ėjo (Vaikiškų dainelių knyga)
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Magyar
Mielőtt József útra kelt (Gyermekek énekeskönyve)
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Norsk
Da Josef dro til Betlehem (Barnas sangbok)
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Português
Quando José Foi a Belém (Músicas para Crianças)
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Q'eqchi'
Naq laj Jose xkoʼo Belen
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Suomi
Kun Betlehemiin Joosef lähti (Lasten laulukirja)
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Svenska
När Josef gick till Betlehem (Barnens sångbok)
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Tagalog
Nang si Jose ay Magtungo sa Bethlehem (Aklat ng mga Awiting Pambata)
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Русский
Иосиф в Вифлееме (Сборник песен для детей)
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Українська
Коли йшов Йосип в Віфлеєм (Збірник дитячих пісень)
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ภาษาไทย
เมื่อโจเซฟไปที่เบธเลเฮม (หนังสือเพลงสำหรับเด็ก)
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한국어
베들레헴 가는 요셉 (어린이 노래책)
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中文
當約瑟前往伯利恆 (兒童歌本)
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日本語
ベツレヘムへの<ruby><rb>旅</rb><rp>(</rp><rt>たび</rt><rp>)</rp></ruby> (『子供の歌集』)
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