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    Xbʼaan xkawil ebʼ li tzuul
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    Xbʼaan xkawil ebʼ li tzuul

    Rikʼin kawil chʼoolej

    1. Xbʼaan xkawil ebʼ li tzuul, Qaawaʼ,

    QaDios, bʼantiox aawe.

    Xmetzʼewebʼ chaq laa walal

    Toj taqeʼq saʼ tzuul xakʼe.

    Israel li sikʼbʼil ru najter,

    Toj arin kakʼamebʼ xbʼe.

    [Chorus]

    Xbʼaan xkawil ebʼ li tzuul, Qaawaʼ,

    QaDios, bʼantiox aawe.

    2. Ak chi najt chaq xootawasiik

    Saʼ ruqʼebʼ laj wechʼonel;

    Saʼ xqʼunal qachʼool xqeekʼa

    Laa wankil aj tenqʼanel.

    Saʼ xyanqebʼ li xikʼ aj ilonel,

    Lubʼluuko xqasikʼ qabʼe.

    [Chorus]

    Xbʼaan xkawil ebʼ li tzuul, Qaawaʼ,

    QaDios, bʼantiox aawe.

    3. Li qabʼe ak najter xakʼam

    Saʼ xnaʼaj li kawilal;

    Joʼ laj ilol chaq rehebʼ

    Li komon li najt xeʼchal.

    Xbʼaan li saqonaq, xbʼaan roq li haʼ,

    Xbʼaan li ru taqʼa xakʼe,

    [Chorus]

    Xbʼaan xkawil ebʼ li tzuul, Qaawaʼ,

    QaDios, bʼantiox aawe.

    4. Wan saʼ quqʼ jun li santil xam

    Maamin taachupq xxamlel;

    Jun artal naqakʼuula,

    Taqenaq ut xuwajel.

    Nayoʼla arin xkawil qachʼool

    Joʼ roq haʼ saʼ pek xate.

    [Chorus]

    Xbʼaan xkawil ebʼ li tzuul, Qaawaʼ,

    QaDios, bʼantiox aawe.

    Raatinul: Felicia D. Hemans, 1793–1835; chi jalbʼil xbʼaan laj

     Edward L. Sloan, 1830–1874

    Xyaabʼal: Evan Stephens, 1854–1930

    Salmos 95:1–7