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    Chaabʼil Sion, taqeʼq nawan
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    Chaabʼil Sion, taqeʼq nawan

    Chi qʼun

    1. Chaabʼil Sion, taqeʼq nawan.

    Chaabʼil Sion, raabʼil inbʼaan.

    Sa nakʼutun li rokebʼaal,

    Santil ochoch aʼan tzʼaqal.

    Li kikamsiik saʼ krus choqʼ we

    Li okebʼaal chiwu naxte.

    [Chorus]

    At Sion, at Sion, chaabʼil Sion,

    Xtenamit li qaYuwaʼ!

    2. Chaabʼil choxa, tzʼaqal kutan;

    Saqebʼ li raqʼ li anjel aran.

    Chaabʼil wajbʼak aran nawan,

    Chaabʼil bʼichank naʼabʼiman.

    Kaw tinbʼichanq ajwiʼ laaʼin

    Naq rubʼel roq li Dios wanqin.

    [Chorus]

    At Sion, at Sion, chaabʼil Sion,

    Xtenamit li qaYuwaʼ!

    3. Chaabʼilaqebʼ xkoroon kʼeebʼil,

    Chaabʼil lix xaq mokooch naqil.

    Li kolbʼilebʼ xbʼaatal chik wan,

    Chaabʼil ani taaʼok aran.

    Tinyal inqʼe aran chi xik

    Bʼar tinhilanq chi junelik.

    [Chorus]

    At Sion, at Sion, chaabʼil Sion,

    Xtenamit li qaYuwaʼ!

    Raatinul: George Gill, 1820–1880

    Xyaabʼal: Joseph G. Fones, 1828–1906

    Apokalipsis 7:9–17

    Apokalipsis 21:2, 21–23