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    Yoʼqebʼ, ex Kristiaan
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    Yoʼqebʼ, ex Kristiaan

    Rikʼin kawil chʼoolej

    1. Yoʼqebʼ, ex Kristiaan, joʼ re pleetik tooxik,

    Chi ubʼej lix krus li Kristo junelik.

    Li Jesus nabʼeek aj taqlanel chiqu;

    Il, li eetalil ak taqsinbʼil chiru!

    [Chorus]

    Yoʼqebʼ, ex Kristiaan, toobʼeeq joʼ re pleetik

    Chi ubʼej lix krus li Kristo junelik.

    2. Yoo chi eelelik lix wankilal li maak.

    Kawaqo junpaat chik, ok qe chi numtaak.

    Taachiqʼmanq chiqu lix kʼojlebʼaal xbʼalbʼa;

    Kimqex, ex kristiaan, chi kaw taqabʼicha:

    [Chorus]

    Yoʼqebʼ, ex Kristiaan, toobʼeeq joʼ re pleetik

    Chi ubʼej lix krus li Kristo junelik.

    3. Joʼ xteepal li Dios toobʼeeq saʼ komonil

    Saʼ li bʼe keʼxkʼam laj paabʼanel junxil.

    Moko jachbʼilo ta, junajo tzʼaqal.

    Jun qayoʼonihom, junaj li qapaabʼaal.

    [Chorus]

    Yoʼqebʼ, ex Kristiaan, toobʼeeq joʼ re pleetik

    Chi ubʼej lix krus li Kristo junelik.

    4. Wech aj tenamit, sahaq eechʼool chi yaal.

    Kawaq toobʼichanq re xnimankil xloqʼal.

    Kristo li qaRey kʼeebʼil tzʼaqal xwankil!

    Qochbʼeenebʼ li anjel, chiqaye resil.

    [Chorus]

    Yoʼqebʼ, ex Kristiaan, toobʼeeq joʼ re pleetik

    Chi ubʼej lix krus li Kristo junelik.

    Raatinul: Sabine Baring-Gould, 1834–1924

    Xyaabʼal: Arthur S. Sullivan, 1842–1900

    Deuteronomio 31:6

    2 Timoteo 2:3