650. Go Down, Moses

1 When Israel was in Egypt's land,
Let my people go;
Oppressed so hard they could not stand,
Let my people go.

Refrain:
Go down, Moses,
Way down in Egypt's land,
Tell ol' Pharaoh,
let my people go.

2 The Lord told Moses what to do,
Let my people go;
To lead the children of Israel through,
Let my people go. [Refrain]

3 As Israel stood by the water side,
let my people go;
At God's command it did divide,
Let my people go. [Refrain]

4 When they had reached the other shore,
let my people go;
They sang the song of triumph o'er,
Let my people go. [Refrain]

5 Oh, let us all from bondage flee,
Let my people go;
And let us all in Christ be free,
Let my people go. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: When Israel was in Egypt's land
Title: Go Down, Moses
Refrain First Line: Go down, Moses
Meter: 8 5 8 5 with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture: ;
Topic: Captivity; Exile; Freedom (6 more...)
Source: Negro Spiritual
Tune Information
Name: GO DOWN MOSES
Meter: 8 5 8 5 with refrain
Key: g minor
Source: Negro Spiritual



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