(Sung in Swahili – Notes Below)

Baba yetu, yetu uliye mbinguni (Our Father, ours who art in Heaven)
Yetu, yetu, Amina (Our, Ours, Amen)
Baba yetu, yetu uliye m’ (Our Father, Our who art in He-)
Jina lako eh litukuzwe (Hallowed be Your Name) (Repeat)

Utupe leo chakula chetu (Give us this day our daily Bread)
Tunachohitaji, utusamehe makosa yetu eh! (That we require, And, oh! Forgive us our trespasses)
Kama nasi tunavyo wasamehe, wale waliotukosea (Just as we forgive those who tresspass against us)
Usitutie katika majaribu lakini (Do not lead us into temptation, but)
Utuopoe na yule muovu we, milele (Deliver us from the evil one, Forever)


[ — This section is only in this version of the song. The rest are similar to original version
Kama nasi, majaribu (Just as we, temptations)
Shaka letu, Baba yetu (Our worry, Our Father) (Repeat)

Ufalme wako ufike, utakalo (Thy kingdom come, thy will)
Lifanyike duniani kama mbinguni (Be done on earth as it is in heaven)
Amina (Amen)

(Refrain + Verse)

Baba yetu, yetu uliye (Our Father, ours who art)
Jina lako eh litukuzwe (Hallowed be Your Name) (Repeat)

Lyrics are based on the Lord’s Prayer in Swahili. Original arrangement is by Christopher Tin, this choir version was rearranged by André van der Merwe.