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Saʼ xwaʼlebʼaal xul

Joʼ bʼich re xwartesinkil li kʼuulaʼal

1. Saʼ xwaʼlebʼaal xul li Jesus kiyoʼla;

Keʼril chaq chi wark li chahim saʼ choxa,

Aran saʼ ichaj chi maakʼaʼ xwaribʼaal

Xyoʼla chaq li Kristo joʼ chʼina kʼuulaʼal.

[Chorus]

Chi wark, (chi wark,) chi wark, (chi wark,)

saʼ xwaʼlebʼaal li xul naqil.

Chi wark, (Chi wark,) chi wark, (chi wark,)

Li Dios re chixjunil.

2. Xyaabʼak li wakax, ut xʼaj ru li kʼuulaʼal;

Inkʼaʼ kiyaabʼak, ut chʼanchʼo chi tzʼaqal.

Qaawaʼ, chinaawil chaq aran saʼ choxa

Saʼ lin waribʼaal toj tixtaw li eqʼla.

[Chorus]

Chi wark, (chi wark,) chi wark, (chi wark,)

saʼ xwaʼlebʼaal li xul naqil.

Chi wark, (Chi wark,) chi wark, (chi wark,)

Li Dios re chixjunil.

3. Chatwanq raj chinkʼatq, at Jesus nintzʼaama,

Mat-elk chik wikʼin, ut rajlal chinaara.

Chawosobʼtesi li kokʼal wan arin,

Ut choohaatenqʼa chi sutqʼiik aawikʼin.

[Chorus]

Chi wark, (chi wark,) chi wark, (chi wark,)

saʼ xwaʼlebʼaal li xul naqil.

Chi wark, (Chi wark,) chi wark, (chi wark,)

Li Dios re chixjunil.

*Naru xbʼichankil li sumenk chi jun xjaʼajil malaj chi wiibʼ xjaʼajil.

Raatinul: Inkʼaʼ naʼno ani, maare 1883, Filadelfia

Xyaabʼal: Charles H. Gabriel, 1856–1932

Lukas 2:3–7

Lukas 18:15–17