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NYAHBINGHI CHANTS
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HAILE SELASSIE TODAY EVERYDAY FARIVER

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All chants on this page are from 
"Chants from the Ivine Order of H.I.M. Emperor Haile Selassie I the first"
compiled by Ras Ivi Tafari (Nyahbinghi Order)
in Honour of the Centenary of H.I.M.
(published April 1993)

One Day Nearer Home

InI one day nearer home
InI one day nearer than yesterday
For Babylon world is full of trials and badderation
InI one day nearer home this day

Idemption Trodding

Idemption trodding Hail Fari
What a ilaful iwah glory to JAH throne
JAH JAH trod I out of bondage
Into JAH freeman (freedom)
I-demption trodding - Hail Fari

JAH Wind Blow East

JAH wind blow East and JAH wind blow West
And it sound like a Judgment morning
All who never did a hail Fari
No worry fe hail JAH again
What a badderation! What a desolation!
What a tormentation come down pon Babylon

I Am Getting Ready

I am getting ready to leave Babylon world
I am getting ready for the day to come
Watching I record chanting both day and night
I am getting ready to leave Babylon world.

Volunteer Ithiopian

I am a volunteer Ithiopian
Agitating for I right
For I will never stop chant
Until I tear down Babylon wall (rep)

Come sight up in JAH army
In the army of JAH Rastafari
JAH Rastafari is I leader
JAH Rastafari is I leader here I art this day
JAH Rastafari is I righteous leader
And I sure, sure to win (rep)

Gonna Be Fire
(by Ras IvI Tafari)

It gonna be fire, fire Nyahbinghi fire
It gonna be fire, fire Nyahbinghi fire
Everyman gonna get his pay according to the work he has done
It gonna be fire, fire Nyahbinghi fire

I Must Trod Home

I must trod home to that land (rep)
I must trod home to that land where I am from
For there is love in that land
Joy and happiness in that land
I must trod home to that land where I am from

JAH Got the Whole World

JAH got the whole world in this hands
JAH got the whole world in this hands
JAH got the whole world in this hands
JAH got the whole world in this hands

JAH got the tiny little baby in his hands
JAH got the tiny little baby in his hands
JAH got the tiny little baby in his hands
JAH got the whole world in his hands

JAH got the Ark of the Covenant in his hands
JAH got the Ark of the Covenant in his hands
JAH got the Ark of the Covenant in his hands
JAH got the whole world in his hands

JAH got the Golden Sceptre in his hands
(continue as above)

JAH got the Sword of Solomon
(as above)

JAH got the lightening and thunder
(as above)

Brimstone

Brimstone and Fire burning (rep)
Rastafari trodding up with no water only fire (rep)
Brimstone and Fire burning (rep)
Rastafari trodding up with no water only fire (rep)

Little Children
(Chant for the Sanctification of Children)

When JAH trod up, when JAH trod up to gather his children
All the pure ones, All the bright ones
His loved and His own

(chorus)  Like the stars of the morning
JAH Ingels adorning 
They shall shine in their beauty
Bright gems for His crown.

JAH a gather, JAH a gather
The Saints for His King-man(dom)
All the pure ones, All the bright ones
His loved and His Own

(chorus)

Little Children, Little Children
Who love their Redeemer
All the pure ones, All the bright ones
His loved and His own

(chorus)

Blackman Get Up Stand Up

Blackman get up stand up pon you foot
And give Rastafari the Ises (rep)
Blackman get up stand up pon you foot
And give Rastafari the Ises in the Army of Fari

Blackman rise and shine
And give Rastafari the Ises
Blackman rise and shine
And give Rastafari the Ises (rep)
In the Army of Fari

Don't you know JAH have a  net to catch all the
Lo (high) and the Noble (rep)
Don't you know JAH have a net to catch all the
Lo and the noble in the Army of Fari

I Will Not Go With You

My own companion bid farewell
I will not go with you to Hell
I am on I way to Mount Zion I
"I will not go, I will not go with you" (rep)

400 Million Blackman

400 million Blackman wake up from your spell
See your programme stand before you like a mighty swell
Get your back bone to your brother neath the Red, Gold and Green
Ithiopia calls InI home

400 million Blackman stand up to your call
For a House divided gainst itself
Must surely fall
But inited InI righted neath the Red, Gold and Green
Ithiopia calls InI home

Be not quick to take a title from another race
They are only camouflaging you before your face
Take your title from your Brother neath the Red, Gold and Green
Ithiopia calls InI home

Promise to Hear I Chant

Oh JAH thou has promised to hear I chant
Oh JAH thou has promised to hear I chant
Oh Fari hear InI when I chant
Say to teach InI what to chant

Oh Fari thou has promised to hear I pray
Oh Fari thou has promised to hear I pray
Oh Fari thou has promised to hear I pray
Oh JAH hear when I pray
Say to teach InI what to pray

Universal Tribulation

Universal Tribulation is upon mankind
There is only one conclusion we can find
Come together Brothers and Sisters
Time is drawing nigh
Hear the voice of Ithiopia - everyone

This is our liberation, let us all unite
Ithiopian Sons and Daughters
Wins the fight

There's no power that can stop InI
While InI do the right
They say Jesus I say JAH JAH
True birthright

Hail our Emperor Haile Selassie I
Hail JAH the King of time
I must live in Zion City
Joy bells chime

Enemies of Ithiopia
Must go down in one
There will never be another
Mystery Babylon

Rastafari Know What This Gathering For

Rastafari know what this gathering for
Rastafari know what this gathering for
InI take counsel to trod home a yard
JAH Rastafari know what this ya gathering is for

For in a Mount Zion around JAH throne
I a sight up on the journey fe trod home a yard
For I will never, never turn back
From in a Mount Zion around JAH throne
Rastafari know what this ya gathering for

Behold JAH live

Congo John was in the Irits - on the first day
When I heard a voice from Zion
This is what JAH say
I am Alpha and Omega the beginning without no end
Ihold JAH live for ivermore
Behold JAH live, behold JAH live
Ihold JAH live for ivermore
Behold JAH live, behold JAH live
Ihold JAH live for ivermore

Fool Fool

Fool Fool wha make you turn back (rep)
Fool Fool wha make you turn back
You reach River Jordan and turn back

Trodding to Zion with your Ila Covenant
Your Ila Covenant, your Ila Covenant
Trodding to Zion with your Ila Covenant
And you reach River Jordan
You turn back

Banks of the River

At the banks of the beautiful river
Will you meet I there when I journey is near
Yes at the banks of the beautiful river
Will you meet I there, will you meet I there
Right over there

Never Get Burn

Babylon cast I in a the fire and I never get burn
Babylon cast I in a the fire and I never get burn
Babylon cast I in a the fire and I never get burn
Babylon cast I in a the fire and I never get burn

Before one a JAH word shall pass away
Before one a JAH word shall pass away
Before one a JAH word shall pass away
The Heaven and the earth shall pass away

Babylon In I Way

Mystery Babylon in I way like a rolling stone
Mystery Babylon in I way like a rolling stone
Mystery Babylon in I way like a rolling stone
Congo I'll never go oo - never
I will never leave the field until I victory is won
I will never leave the field until I victory is won
I will never leave the field until I victory is won
Congo I'll never go oo - never

Chant Zion Chant

InI a chant up Mount Zion chant
When I trod home
InI chant up Mount Zion chant
When I yad home
All I sorrows must be over
When I trod over
InI chant up Mount Zion Chant
When I trod home

Have Jah Light in I

I have JAH light in I - Yes I a go make it shine
I have JAH light in I,  and I a go make it shine
Shine, shine, shine Ithiopian shine.

Shine your light, shine your light in a Zion
Shine your light, shine your light in a Zion
Shine your light, shine your light in a Zion
Shine your light ina Zion over there

Moses saw, Moses saw the fire burning
Moses saw, Moses saw the fire burning
Moses saw, Moses saw the fire burning
Moses saw the fire burning over there.

What a Weeping

What a weeping and a mourning
When ten thousand thunder roll (rep)
For InI trod a Mount Zion I
Iya congo InI trod a Mount Zion
When ten thousand thunder roll

Send One Mighty Angel

JAH JAH send one mighty Ingel
For his people living in exile
Rastafari a trod for all InI
Who love Rastafari I know
Hola Mount Zion is a Hola city
Where no Babylon cannot enter
Rastafari a go send for all InI
Who love Rastafari I know

InI Riding

I and I riding -sweet riding
InI riding on the free love of JAH
InI riding - what a sweet riding
InI riding on the free love of JAH

Never Remember Babylon

InI never to be remember Babylon anymore
InI never  to be remember Babylon anymore
Rastafari cast them record of sinfulness
Into the fire of forgetfulness
InI never to be remember Babylon anymore

Will You Be Ready

Will you be ready when Rastafari trod
Will you be ready when Rastafari trod
It must be morning noon or night
Let your heart be pure and right
Will you be ready when Rastafari trod
InI ready when Rastafari trod
InI ready when Rastafari trod
It must be morning noon or night
Let your heart be pure and right
Will you be ready when Rastafari trod.

Rock of Ises

InI longing to see King Rastafari
To look upon JAH pretty little face,
And to walk the streets of glory shining around JAH throne
The Rastaman say tell all the Gentiles them to come
To look upon JAH pretty little face
InI trodding home, InI trodding home to see
King Rastafari

King Rasta a the rock of Ises Hail Fari
King Rasta a the Rock of Ises Hail Fari (rep)
Congo man say Hala ha-la lo-o JAH

King Rasta a the Root of David Hail Fari
King Rasta a the Root of David Hail Fari (rep)
Congo man say Ha-la hala lo-o JAH

What a Woe

What a woe pon Babylon - What a woe (rep)
JAH have the Lightning and Thunder
JAH have the Brimstone and Fire
JAH have the Earthquake Hot Lava
What a woe

Everytime I Chant Nyahbinghi
by Ras Ivi Tafari

Everytime I chant Nyahbinghi InI wa go home a yard
Yes for everytime I chant Nyahbinghi InI wa go home a yard
The Rastaman tired fe live in a Babylon
There is pure victimisation
"For through the power of the King of Kings
InI must go home a yard" (rep "..")

Closer Than a Brother

Closer than a brother JAH Rastafari is to I
He is I dearest friend, in everything I need.
JAH is I rock, I shield and hiding place
Closer than a brother
JAH JAH is to I

Him Have To Move

Him have to move, Him have to move.
Him haf fe move, Him haf fe move
When Rastafari get ready, him have to move.

Pope Paul have to move, Him have to move
(Elizabitch, Satan, Babylon Downpressor),
Him haf fe move, Him haf fe move.
When Rastafari get ready, him have to move.

Him could a Black, Him could a White
Him could a rich, Him could a poor
When Rastafari get ready, him have to move


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