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While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks Chords

George Kirbye, Nahum Tate

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Original Key: D

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Verse 1: D G/B A7 D While shepherds watched their flocks by night, A/C# D Esus4 E Asus2add4 A All seated on the ground, D7 G D/F# Em7 Cdim7 F# The an – gel of the Lord came down G A7 Bm E And glo – ry shone a – round, G A7 D2 And glo – ry shone a – round. Verse 2: D G/B A7 D 'Fear not.' said he, for migh - ty dread A/C# D Esus4 E Asus2add4 A Had seized their trou - bled mind; D7 G D/F# Em7 Cdim7 F# 'Glad tid - ings of great joy I bring G A7 Bm E To you and all man - kind, G A7 D2 To you and all man - kind. Verse 3: D G/B A7 D 'To you in David's town this day A/C# D Esus4 E Asus2add4 A Is born of Da - vid's line D7 G D/F# Em7 Cdim7 F# A Sa - viour, who is Christ the Lord, G A7 Bm E And this shall be the sign, G A7 D2 And this shall be the sign: Verse 4: D G/B A7 D 'The heavenly babe you there shall find A/C# D Esus4 E Asus2add4 A To hu - man view dis - played, D7 G D/F# Em7 Cdim7 F# All mean - ly wrapped in swadd-ling bands, G A7 Bm E And in a man - ger laid, G A7 D2 And in a man - ger laid.' Verse 5: D G/B A7 D Thus spake the ser - aph; and forth - with A/C# D Esus4 E Asus2add4 A Ap - peared a shi - ning throng D7 G D/F# Em7 Cdim7 F# Of an - gels, prai - sing God, who thus G A7 Bm E Ad - dressed their joyful song, G A7 D2 Ad - dressed their joyful song: Verse 6: D G/B A7 D 'All glo-ry be to God on high A/C# D Esus4 E Asus2add4 A And on the earth be peace; D7 G D/F# Em7 Cdim7 F# Good – will hence - forth from heaven to men G A7 Bm E Be - gin and never cease, G A7 D2 Be - gin and never cease.'