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    Kʼe saʼ ajl li kʼiila usilal
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    Kʼe saʼ ajl li kʼiila usilal

    Rikʼin sahilal

    1. Naq saʼ kaq-sut-iqʼ wankat chi apusinbʼil,

    Naq xlukta aachʼool ut nanumta xrahil,

    Kʼe saʼ ajl li usilal kʼeebʼil aawe,

    Ut taasachq aachʼool—kʼaʼjoʼ li Dios naxkʼe!

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    Kʼe saʼ ajl li kʼiila usilal

    Xkʼe aawe li Qaawaʼ Dios chi yaal.

    Kʼe saʼ ajl, ut reetal taakʼe—

    Maakʼaʼjoʼ li usilal xbʼaanu aawe.

    2. Ma chʼaʼaj laa wiiq ut ra laa chʼool naq wan?

    Ut ma aal li krus li iiqanbʼil aabʼaan?

    Kʼe saʼ ajl li kʼiila usilal xakʼul,

    Ut taawaj bʼichank xbʼaan xsahil aachʼool.

    [Chorus]

    Kʼe saʼ ajl li kʼiila usilal

    Xkʼe aawe li Qaawaʼ Dios chi yaal.

    Kʼe saʼ ajl, ut reetal taakʼe—

    Maakʼaʼjoʼ li usilal xbʼaanu aawe.

    3. Maakʼoxla ani wan xbʼihomal arin,

    Lix bʼihomal li Kristo maawaʼ re tumin.

    Kʼe saʼ ajl kʼaʼru inkʼaʼ naru xloqʼbʼal:

    Laa naʼaj wan saʼ choxa ut laa kolbʼal.

    [Chorus]

    Kʼe saʼ ajl li kʼiila usilal

    Xkʼe aawe li Qaawaʼ Dios chi yaal.

    Kʼe saʼ ajl, ut reetal taakʼe—

    Maakʼaʼjoʼ li usilal xbʼaanu aawe.

    4. Kʼe reetal saʼ xyi xninqal laa chʼaʼajkilal,

    Saʼ xbʼeen chixjunil li Dios wan xwankilal.

    Kʼe saʼ ajl li xkʼe aawe, ut junelik

    Li anjel teʼwanq chawu saʼ laa bʼeenik.

    [Chorus]

    Kʼe saʼ ajl li kʼiila usilal

    Xkʼe aawe li Qaawaʼ Dios chi yaal.

    Kʼe saʼ ajl, ut reetal taakʼe—

    Maakʼaʼjoʼ li usilal xbʼaanu aawe.

    Raatinul: Johnson Oatman, Jr., 1856–1922

    Xyaabʼal: Edwin O. Excell, 1851–1921

    Tzolʼlebʼ ut Sumwank 78:17–19

    Alma 34:38