(Sung in Zulu – A Hymn)

Repeat: Ngena, Ngena! (Come in, Come in!)
Ikhon ‘indawo (There is a seat)
Emthimbeni’ omkhulu (In the big bridal party)
Ebukhosini (In the kingdom)
bukaNkulunkulu (of God)

Refrain:
Ngena, ngena! (Come in, Come in!)
Ngena, ngena! Indawo isekhona (Come in, Come in! There is space still)

(From the top)

Repeat: Ngena, Ngena (Come in, Come in!)
Lomkhos’ ongaka (The great feast)
Uhlatshelwe wena (Is prepared for you)
Wen’owabhunguka (That have wandered away)
Usubuya njena (As a welcoming party)

(Refrain)

Repeat: Ngena, Ngena (Come in, Come in!)
Lomkhos’ ongaka(The great feast)
Uhlatshelwe wena(Is prepared for you)
Wen’owabhunguka (That have wandered away)
Ulendwe wen’ebusuku (Welcome from the darkness)

(Refrain)

Repeat: Ngena, Ngena (Come in, Come in!)
Namp’ abasezulwini (The heavenly beaings)
Bekubhekile (Watch and wait)
Besinga, yebo (Yes for you)
Nampo bayageba (To give you a bow)

(Refrain)

Repeat: Ngena, Ngena (Come in, Come in!)
Namp’ abasezulwini (The heavenly beaings)
Bekubhekile (Watch and wait)
Besinga, yebo (Yes for you)
Nampo bayageba (To give you a bow)

(Refrain)

Repeat: Maye, maye! (Oh no, oh no!)
Maye kuOsadelayo (Thos who delay)
Maye uzokhala (Oh they shall cry)
“Usivulele, Nkosi!” (“Let us in, Lord”)
iNKosi Iyakwala (The Lord will refuse)

Maye maye, maye, maye (Oh no, oh no!)
Indawo ayisekho (There’s no more room)

Repeat: Maye, maye! (Oh no, oh no!)
Maye kuOsadelayo (Thos who delay)
Maye uzokhala (Oh they shall cry)
“Usivulele, Nkosi!” (“Let us in, Lord”)
iNKosi Iyakwala (The Lord will refuse)

Maye maye, maye, maye (Oh no, oh no!)
Indawo ayisekho (There’s no more room)

(Refrain)

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