Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

715. 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.

Refrain:
Go down, Moses,
'Way down in Egypt’s land,
Tell ol' Pharaoh,
To let my people go.

2 The Lord told Moses what to do,
Let my people go:
To lead the children of Israel through,
Let my people go. (Refrain)

3 As Israel stood by the water side,
Let my people go:
At God's command it did divide,
Let my people go. (Refrain)

4 When they had reached the other shore,
Let my people go:
They sang the song of triumph o'er,
Let my people go. (Refrai)

5 Oh, let us all from bondage flee,
Let my people go:
And let us all in Christ be free,
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
Language: English
Publication Date: 1994
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Captivity
Source: African-American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: [When Israel was in Egypt's land]
Key: f minor
Source: African-American spiritual



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements