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    Saʼ raam laj Ilol Karneer

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    1. Saʼ raam laj Ilol Karneer

    Loqʼ lix ketomq saʼ xkorral;

    Loqʼ lix rahom choqʼ rehebʼ

    Loqʼ chik chiru bʼihomal.

    Ebʼ li karneer sachenaq

    Loqʼebʼ saʼ raam li Qaawaʼ,

    Ut naxsikʼebʼ chaq chi tzuul

    Joʼ wiʼ chiru chamal haʼ.

    [Chorus]

    Saʼ chaqi chʼochʼ nekeʼbʼeek,

    Ut teʼtzʼokaq saʼ li ke;

    Naxseebʼa ribʼ chi kolok,

    Re xkʼambʼalebʼ saʼ lix bʼe.

    2. Saʼ raam laj Ilol Karneer

    Loqʼebʼ ajwiʼ li kaʼchʼin.

    Wan teʼtzʼokaaq saʼ li ke,

    Najt sachsookebʼ chaq rikʼin.

    Il chaq laj Ilol Karneer—

    Ebʼ li sachso yoo xsikʼbʼal;

    Sa saʼ lix chʼool naxokok;

    Nim li naxtoj re xkolbʼal.

    [Chorus]

    Saʼ chaqi chʼochʼ nekeʼbʼeek,

    Ut teʼtzʼokaq saʼ li ke;

    Naxseebʼa ribʼ chi kolok,

    Re xkʼambʼalebʼ saʼ lix bʼe.

    3. Saʼ raam laj Ilol Karneer

    Loqʼ li ani xtaaqenk re;

    Loqʼebʼ ajwiʼ li sachso

    Li xeʼkana chire bʼe.

    Abʼi, aʼan nabʼoqok

    Saʼ qʼunalil naxtzʼaama:

    “Ma toxeesikʼ lin karneer

    Sachenaqebʼ chaq taqʼa?”

    [Chorus]

    Saʼ chaqi chʼochʼ nekeʼbʼeek,

    Ut teʼtzʼokaq saʼ li ke;

    Naxseebʼa ribʼ chi kolok,

    Re xkʼambʼalebʼ saʼ lix bʼe.

    4. Saʼ li korral wan tzakemq

    Ut wan li saq ruhil haʼ.

    Anchal qachʼool toochaqʼoq,

    “Taqabʼaanu, at Qaawaʼ!

    Kʼe qakʼanjel joʼ laa moos;

    Kʼe saʼ qachʼool laa rahom.

    Choohaataqla yalaq bʼar

    Re xsikʼbʼalebʼ laa wilom.”

    [Chorus]

    Saʼ chaqi chʼochʼ nekeʼbʼeek,

    Ut teʼtzʼokaq saʼ li ke;

    Taqaseebʼa qibʼ chi xik,

    Re xkʼambʼalebʼ saʼ lix bʼe.

    Raatinul: Mary B. Wingate, 1845–1933

    Xyaabʼal: William J. Kirkpatrick, 1838–1921

    Lukas 15:4–7

    1 Pedro 5:2–4