Our burden is heavy (Unzima)

Unzima lomthwala (Our burden is heavy)

Tune: [Unzima lomthwala]
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Representative Text

XHOSA -
Unzima lomthwala.
Unzima bafari.
Unzima lomthwala.
Unzima bafari.

Unzima lomthwalo.
Ufana bafari.
Unzima lomthwalo.
Ufana bafari.

Asikhatali noma si boshwa.
Sizimisel' inkululeko.
Asikhatali noma si boshwa.
Sizimisel' inkululeko.

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ENGLISH -
Our burden is heavy,
we need help to bear it.
Our burden is heavy,
we need help to bear it.

Who will lift our heavy load?
Who will share our sorrow?
Who will lift our heavy load?
Who will share our sorrow?

The Lord has promised us peace and freedom.
Who will help his promise to come true?
The Lord has promised us peace and freedom.
Who will help his promise to come true?


Source: Love + Anger: songs of lively faith and social justice #26

Text Information

First Line: Unzima lomthwala (Our burden is heavy)
Title: Our burden is heavy (Unzima)
Source: South African traditional
Language: English; Xhosa

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Love + Anger #26

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