Alternative Lyrics to Go Down Moses by Aric Clark

Leader:  When Israel was in Egypt land

People:  Let my people go!

Leader:  Oppressed so hard they could not stand

People:  Let my people go!

Refrain

Go down Moses way down in Egypt land

Tell all pharoes to let my people go

Leader:  “Thus sayeth the Lord,” bold Moses said
People:  Let my people go!
Leader:  “If not I’ll strike your first born dead.”
People:  Let my people go!

Refrain

Leader:  A cry was heard in Palestine
People:  Let my people go!
Leader:  Let no one say, “this land is mine.”
People:  Let my people go!

Refrain

Leader:  4,000 years they walked that road
People:  Let my people go!
Leader:  Now that way from Jericho is closed.
People:  Let my people go!

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Leader:  You can’t live with your West Bank wife
People:  Let my people go!
Leader:  And keep here the center of your life.
People:  Let my people go!

Refrain

Leader:  From men who held their dead child’s hand
People:  Let my people go!
Leader:  “Speak up for peace is our demand.”
People:  Let my people go!

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Leader:  Four times they wrecked their family home.
People:  Let my people go!
Leader:  Bedouin who cannot roam.
People:  Let my people go!

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Leader:  The people of Bil’in stand tall
People:  Let my people go!
Leader:  “Steadfast till you tear down that wall.”
People:  Let my people go!

Refrain

Leader:  Hey! All you Presbyterians
People:  Let my people go!
Leader:  Stop funding this occupation
People:  Let my people go!

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