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    Saʼ xyuʼamebʼ li ani chaabʼil
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    Saʼ xyuʼamebʼ li ani chaabʼil

    Rikʼin kawil chʼoolej

    1. Saʼ xyuʼamebʼ li ani chaabʼil,

    Ruxtaan aachʼool, Qaawaʼ, naqil;

    Ut li raatin ut xchaabʼilal

    Naxkʼut chiqu laa wusilal.

    2. Kʼaʼ maatanil naqʼaxok re

    Li qakomon xakʼe chaq qe?

    Li qayuʼam xbʼaan xchaabʼilal

    Utzʼuʼujinbʼil, kʼeebʼil xpaabʼaal.

    3. Naq jun li qakomon nakam,

    Toj naqeekʼa xmusiqʼ saʼ qaam;

    Lix chaabʼilal toj jultik qe,

    Ut aawikʼin naxkʼam qabʼe.

    4. Saʼ lix yuʼam, ut saʼ xkʼanjel

    Xwan xchʼool choqʼ re li Kolonel.

    Xbʼaan li rahok xkanabʼ chaq qe,

    At Qaawaʼ Dios, bʼantiox aawe.

    Raatinul: Karen Lynn Davidson, 1943–2019. © 1985 IRI

    Xyaabal: A. Laurence Lyon, 1934–2006. © 1985 IRI

    Proverbios 17:17

    Proverbios 4:18

    Tzolʼlebʼ ut Sumwank 42:45–46