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    Us taabʼaanu
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    Us taabʼaanu

    Rikʼin kawil chʼoolej

    1. Us taabʼaanu; xsaqew li kutan,

    Il saʼ choxa, xsaqenoʼ chik chiqu.

    Ebʼ li anjel teʼxtzʼiibʼa chaq aran

    Resil qabʼaanuhom. Us taabʼaanu.

    [Chorus]

    Us taabʼaanu, maakʼoxla li taakʼul.

    Choqʼ re li tiik yalbʼilaq wan aawu.

    Bʼehen chi ubʼej, chi kawaq wan aachʼool.

    Dios taaʼiloq aawe. Us taabʼaanu.

    2. Us taabʼaanu, kanabʼ li preexil,

    Xbʼakʼlebʼ li maak taaʼosoʼq chik chawu,

    Ut saʼ laa chʼool maakʼaʼaq chik xrahil.

    Aʼ chik li yaal taawanq. Us taabʼaanu.

    [Chorus]

    Us taabʼaanu, maakʼoxla li taakʼul.

    Choqʼ re li tiik yalbʼilaq wan aawu.

    Bʼehen chi ubʼej, chi kawaq wan aachʼool.

    Dios taaʼiloq aawe. Us taabʼaanu.

    3. Us taabʼaanu, kawaq aapaabʼaal.

    Il chi ubʼej, li maatan wan chawu.

    Xyaʼal li uhej taachaqiq chik chi yaal,

    Ut tat-osobʼtesiiq. Us taabʼaanu.

    [Chorus]

    Us taabʼaanu, maakʼoxla li taakʼul.

    Choqʼ re li tiik yalbʼilaq wan aawu.

    Bʼehen chi ubʼej, chi kawaq wan aachʼool.

    Dios taaʼiloq aawe. Us taabʼaanu.

    Raatinul: Inkʼaʼ naʼno ani, The Psalms of Life, Boston, 1857

    Xyaabʼal: George Kaillmark, 1781–1835

    Deuteronomio 6:17–18

    Helaman 10:4–5