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543. Go Down, Moses

1 When Israel was in Egypt's land;
Let my people go,
Oppressed so hard they could not stand,
Let my people go!

Go down, Moses,
'Way down in Egypt's land.
Tell old Pharaoh,
let my people go!

2 Thus saith the Lord, bold Moses said;
Let my people go,
If not, I'll smite your firstborn dead.
Let my people go. [Refrain]

3 No more shall they in bondage toil;
Let my people go,
Let them come out with Egypt's spoil,
Let my people go. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: When Israel was in Egypt's land
Title: Go Down, Moses
Refrain First Line: Go down, Moses, 'Way down in Egypt's land
Meter: 8 5 8 5 with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2001
Source: Negro Spiritual
Tune Information
Meter: 8 5 8 5 with refrain
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Negro Spiritual

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