Naq laj Jose xkoʼo Belen
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    Naq laj Jose xkoʼo Belen

    Rikʼin kʼoxlak saʼ chʼoolej

    1. Naq laj Jose xkoʼo Belen saʼ najter qʼe kutan,

    Maare kixxok xkʼanjelebʼaal, ut kimesunk aran.

    XMaria xwan saʼ xbʼeen li bʼuur naq aʼan kixchap lix bʼe;

    Li kees tanaʼ ut kaxlan wa saʼ chʼina bʼools keʼxkʼe.

    2. Maare kisach lix chʼool bʼayaq aran saʼ ochochnal

    Naq wanq aʼan chixkʼuulankil li santil kʼuulaʼal.

    Maare chiru kehil qʼojyin li chʼina al kiril,

    Ut li Jesus saʼ xkawil uqʼ kiwan chi qʼalunbʼil.

    3. Kixchup bʼayaq li xam saʼ xbʼeen lix waʼlebʼaal li xul.

    Saʼ li santil qʼojyin aʼan, rikʼin lix chʼool kixkʼul.

    Raatinul: Bessie Saunders Spencer, 1898–1989. © 1960 IRI

    Xyaabʼal: I. Reed Payne, y. 1930. © 1977 IRI

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