'We Three Kings' Chords

Learn Christmas Songs on Guitar

we three kings fingers
thenewframe studios | Getty Images

Note: If the chords and lyrics below appears poorly formatted in your browser, download this PDF of "We Three Kings", which is both properly formatted for printing and ad-free. Also, if you're looking for something a little more intricate, here is a more challenging guitar tab version of "We Three Kings".

Chords Used: Em | B7 | D |G | Am | D7 | C

We Three Kings

Em                B7     Em
We three kings of Orient are;
Em                B7       Em
Bearing gifts, we traverse afar,
Em         D         G
Field and fountain, moor and mountain,
Am        B7     Em
Following yonder star.

  D7   G               C       G
  O, star of wonder, star of night,
   G                C      G
  Star with royal beauty bright,
   Em        D        C        D7
  Westward leading, still proceeding
   G                  C     G
  Guide us to thy 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 owns a Deity night;
Prayer and praising, voices raising,
Worship Him, God on 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;
Alleluia, Alleluia!
Peals through the earth and skies.