53. Kum Ba Yah

1 Kum ba yah, my Lord, kum ba yah.
Kum ba yah, my Lord, kum ba yah.
Kum ba yah, my Lord, kum ba yah.
O Lord, kum ba yah!

2 Someone’s singing, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s singing, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s singing, Lord, kum ba yah.
O Lord, kum ba yah.

3 Someone’s praying, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s praying, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s praying, Lord, kum ba yah.
O Lord, kum ba yah.

4 Someone’s crying, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s crying, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s crying, Lord, kum ba yah.
O Lord, kum ba yah.

5 Someone's hungry, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone's hungry, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone's hungry, Lord, kum ba yah.
O Lord, kum ba yah.

6 Someone’s hurting, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone's hungry, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone's hungry, Lord, kum ba yah.
O Lord, kum ba yah.

7 Someone’s dying, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s dying, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s dying, Lord, kum ba yah.
O Lord, kum ba yah.

8 Someone’s lonely, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s lonely, Lord, kum ba yah.
Someone’s lonely, Lord, kum ba yah.
O Lord, kum ba yah.

[Kum ba ya means "Come by here."]

Text Information
First Line: Kum ba yah, my Lord
Title: Kum Ba Yah
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: Romans 8:26
Topic: Meeting with God's People: Prayer; African-American
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [Kum ba yah, my Lord]
Arranger: Norma de Waal Malefyt (1992)
Key: C Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © 1994, CRC Publications



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