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    Bʼichanbʼil resil Sion

    Rikʼin nimajwalil

    1. Bʼichanbʼil resil Sion,

    Xtenamit Enok junxil

    Bʼar rochbʼeen li Dios keʼbʼeek

    Li tiik xchʼool saʼ tzʼaqalil.

    Chaabʼilal, paabʼaal, rahok

    Joʼ maatan chaq keʼtawman;

    Li junjunq naxra xkomon;

    Junajebʼ chaq xchʼool aran.

    2. Lix wankil laj tza keʼxtzʼeq;

    Choxahil chaqʼrabʼ keʼxpaabʼ.

    Saʼ xnaʼaj Eden najter,

    Li Sion chik keʼxxaqabʼ.

    Qʼaxbʼil ru maaʼusilal;

    Bʼihomal inkʼaʼ raabʼil,

    Ut rajlal li usilal

    Saʼ tuqtuukilal keʼril.

    3. Nalembʼak xkabʼlal Sion,

    Joʼ saqʼe lix lemtzʼunkil;

    Ebʼ laj maak saʼ xiw keʼwan;

    Chi sachso chaq xchʼool keʼril.

    Naq keʼtzʼaqlok ru xpaabʼaal,

    Keʼxtaaqe lix nimla Rey.

    Keʼkʼameʼ toj saʼ choxa;

    “Elenaq Sion,” keʼxye.

    4. Naq rochbʼeen Sion taachalq

    Li Qaawaʼ chi xkabʼ sutil,

    Junajaq qachʼool chi yaal

    Ut rikʼin li qu taqil.

    Li anjel qochbʼeen teʼbʼeeq,

    Li Qaawaʼ toxkʼul chiru;

    Chanchanaq Eden li chʼochʼ;

    Toonawoq joʼ nawbʼil qu.

    Raatinul: William W. Phelps, 1792–1872

    Xyaabʼal: Bʼich rehebʼ laj Holanda, maare 1710

    Moises 7:13, 16–21, 63–69

    Isaias 52:8