[Joyous Celebration 17 Version]
(Sung in Xhosa)

Verse 1:
Hhay’ inweba abanayo, Abangcwele baphezulu
(How fortunate are they, the holy ones from above)
Abemiyo phambi kwayo, Iteroni yekomkhulu
(Those who stand in front of, the throne of the Most High)

Chorus:
Ukuphumla ba kuphiwe, bayo hlala bonwabile
(They have been granted peace, they will rejoice forever)
Inyembezi zo suliwe, Zonk’inhlungu ziphelile
(Their tears have been wiped away, no more pain for them)
Inyembezi zo suliwe, Zonk’inhlungu ziphelile
(Their tears have been wiped away, no more pain for them)

(Chorus)

Verse 2:
Ndimanami ngema nabo, Abobantu abangcwele,
(May I also stand among them, the holy ones)
Ndidumis’ iNkosi yabo, Eyomvana ibafele
(To worship the King, the lamb that died for them)
Ndidumis’ iNkosi yabo, Eyomvana ibafele
(To worship the King, the lamb that died for them)

(Oh Talala, tinalela, tinalela la)
Ndidumis’ iNkosi yabo, Eyomvana ibafele
(To worship the King, the lamb that died for them)
Ndidumis’ iNkosi yabo, Eyomvana ibafele
(To worship the King, the lamb that died for them)(repeat)

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