Likhon' ithemba lam (My Hope)

This is a gospel song in Xhosa from South Africa.

Basses

Likhon ithemba lam ndonyuka nalo,
ithemba lam, ndizen ndigen endumi
ithemba lam, ndizen ndigen
endumisweni yo!

Other parts

ndizen ndigen endumisweni yho!
ndizen ndigen endumisweni yo!

Tenors

Themba la-a-a-mi
ndonyuka na-i-yho
Ndonyuka nalo
ndizen ndigen endumisweni yo!

Other parts

Themba lam ndonyuka nalo
Themba lam ndonyuka nalo
ndizen ndigen endumisweni yo!

Translation

I will rise with my hope,
my hope, to enter the place of praise
to enter the place of praise
to enter the place of praise

To enter the place of praise
To enter the place of praise.

With my hope
I will rise
I will rise
to enter the place of praise.

I will rise with my hope
I will rise with my hope
to enter the place of praise.

Hear Bangor Community Choir singing this song in the music room of Penrhyn Castle.

Listen to a recording of this song, made in the cathedral of Oloron-Sainte-Maire in the south west of France in May 2015 and featuring members of Bangor Community Choir and Coastal Voices from Abergele.

Other recordings of this song

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