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Ebeneza (Ebenezer) Lyrics by Edna Lotole

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(Sung in Kalenjin)

Refrain:
Ee Jehova alosun inye koigeny (Oh Lord I will praise You forever)
Inye kityo ne amwechinin nguno (Only you from whom I seek refuge)
Mami age netinye riranet kipkoi (No one else has mercy forever)
Inyegei kityo Ebeneza (You alone are Ebenezer)

Nei u iti tulondok eng’ kimnatenyim (The one who sets mountains in their places)
Nei kochini tuletab nyanjoshiek kosis (The one who calms the storms)
Tuletab bek che mi loigeny ainosiek (And the noise of the waves)
Jehova kolosunet koneng’ung’et (Lord, all praise belongs to you)

(Refrain)

Inyiti bek kole kigerer koma ranei  (You send abundant rains on ploughed land)
Iribrib komoswek chi che usundotin  (You shield where young plants grow)
Itangusieng’ ropta ne inesi  (You soften the soil with the water)
Jehovah neng’ung’ torornatet (Lord, all glory belongs to You)

(Refrain)

Kiwal nyanjet kowegei mei neyamat  (He parted the waters of the sea)
Kilandae ainet kobunei kelyekchin  (He walked on water)
Inen ribei sobonwek cho kosopschon  (He shields and heals our spirit)
Laitoriani kamuktaindenyo koigeny  (Lord,  rule forever)

(Refrain)

Inyiti kenyit mieindanyi  (You fill our harvest with your goodness)
Ak sauot boiyet eng ngatinweguk  (Amd provide plenty wherever you go)
Sachin choto kewachei kabong’ate  (The pastures are filled with flock)
Aki ratet tulondok boiboindo (And the hills are full of joy)

(Refrain)

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Ng’eet Akiiluu (Arise and Shine) Lyrics by Emmy Kosgei

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(Sung in Kalenjin)

Refrain:
Ng’eet Akiilu, ng’eet akiilu (Arise and shine)
For the Glory of the Lord has risen up on you
Ng’eet o, akiilu (Arise and shine)

Logoiwech che miach, Eh bororyo (Good news, brethren)
Inye ne iratat, inye ne inyorot (To the bound and captive)
Kige wirta wirten, ma itinye kamang’uno (You’ve been bruised, with no hope)
Ime mesundeito, ma i kereter (You’ve been burdened, and see no future)
Lekleten nyigisindet (Lay down your burden)
It’s a new season, It’s a new beginning

(Refrain)

Kenyit nito ne chamat, Kenyi nito nebo kiptaiyat
(This is a blessed year, a year of the Lord)
Makororoptoi asistang’ung’, ama komeny araweng’ung’
(Neither your sun or your moon will harm you)
Agoi kesuge betusie chebo rirek (Until the days of mourning end)
Ne ka tai oret kilagu chepkule ne bo lelesta (And we are crowned with crowns of praise)
Ak ingoryet nebo kalosunet (And the garment of praise)

(Refrain)

Arise and shine for your light has come
And the Glory of the Lord has risen up on you
Arise!
It’s a new beginning its a new dawn
Its a year of restoration, the year of jubilee
Beautiful ashes, an ode of joy and a garment of joy
Will give you, Arise!

Arise!

Jerusalem Lyrics by Emmy Kosgei

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(Sung in Kalenjin)

Chorus:
Kimi rutoito, kimite banda o (We are pilgrims, we are travelling)
Kibendi gaa Jerusalem (We are going home, to Jerusalem)

Ngonyuni Kimite, koma nenyonet (This world is not ours)
Kiwo kochobwech Jeso nenyonet koret (Jesus has gone to prepare us a home)
Asi ole mi, kemi ak echei (So that where He is, we may be also)
Kimite rutoito, kimitei banda o (We are pilgrims, we are on a journey)

(Chorus)

Betusiekap chi ko nwagen eng’ ng’onyuni (The days of man are few on earth)
U sogek che restos, urwet che labati (It is like withering grass, or a passing shadow)
Tos ichobotu kimwa ko bo ile (Do you fight as he commanded?)
Kataruget ne mie, ageni kutwet o (I fight the good fight, I await my crown)

(Chorus)

Ara ongigilgei, onge chechem banda o (So we should carry on,  and press forward)
Amu mi Jeso kobotech agoi kagesuno (For Jesus is with us until the end)
Ogerro nyone Jesu, nam mising’ noto itinye (Look Jesus is coming, hold closely to what you have)
Asi magibenek chi, Utweng’ung’ (That no-one may steal your crown)

(Chorus)

Nyumbani (Home) Lyrics by Ruri Sambili

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(Sung in Kalenjin – A Hymn)

Yelele Nyumbani (Yelele, Home) x4

Jesu lapkeiyetab sobondanyu (Jesus is the light of my soul)
Ng’ang’wa imandang’ung’ (Teach me Your righteousness)
Kweng’wa oret ne abune (Lead me in the road I travel)
Asi matekta mesundeito (That troubles may not overwhelm me)
Ye kait sait ne kaimen emet (When it is time for the land to awaken)
Ak ang’etat ak aboi .?. (And I rise to .?.)
Kona awo aru komnye (Lead me until it’s time to sleep)
Ak iriba eng’ mesundeito (And protect me from the darkness)

Chorus:
And I say, you are the sun of my soul
You are the light of my life
Leading me all the right way home
Jesus, you are the song of my soul
Yelele Nyumbani (Yelele, Home) x4

Tebi kabota eng’ kemoi tugul (Abide with me through the night)
Jesu inegitena kat koech (Jesus, protect me until dawn)
Kona ang’eet achamege (Grant me to awake alright)
Si achobok ayai boisieng’ung (That I maybe able to continue your work)
Jesu, ii Lapkeiyetab kipsengwet (Jesus, you are the light of heaven)
Mami mesundeita eng’ oldang’ung’ (There is no darkness in your realm)
Iluuchi nguno orennyu (Lead me today in my way)
Agoi tun aitu taing’ung’ (Until the time I come before your presence)

(Chorus)

Sobei Jesu/Cheiso (Jesus Lives) Lyrics by Emmy Kosgei

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(Sung in Kalenjin)

Eh, hey Sobei cheiso

Chorus:
Sobei Jesu, Sobei Jesu, Sobei Jesu (Jesus is alive)
Ak mamitei kiy ne temenen o (And nothing is impossible with Him)
(Repeat)

Tos ne ye isome? Ne noto iminy? (What are you praying for? What troubles you?)
Kale Jesu, ibun miletabung’un, (Jesus said, bring all your burdens to)
Som ak sigegonin, Ikonygony as sigeyatun(Ask:you’d be given, knock:it’d be opened)
Agei tugul isomei, Kigochin mwae Jehovah(What you ask you’ll be given says the Lord)
Inan agobo Hannah, kirorechi Penninah (Remember Hannah; how Peninah jeered her)
Ago eng Iet – kigochi werit Samuel (Yet at the end – she was given the son Samuel)
Kimitun, telel imangu Jesu (He’ll meet you; Stand firm and wait on Jesus)
Sobei Jesu, ma ko lo asikolawalun (Jesus is alive, it will not be long that He’ll answer)

(Chorus)

Kiinyalil kiber akike sastainen (You’re discouraged and feeling abandoned)
Kitugul ne iyae mebore ak mekesei (Everything that you does not flourish)
Amengomen muguleldab kayane (Do not lose the heart of faith)
Amengeisten kwane walutik (And do not give up your hope)
Kasartab kiptaiyat, ko notok ne chamat (God’s timing is that of love)
Igen name tabtabten amu sabei Jesu (Hold on and wait, because Jesus lives)
Neging’et lazaro, kiwal bek koek divai (He raised Lazarus & changed water to wine)
Kipchenyak ne birir (He who parted the Red Sea…)

(Chorus)

Refrain: Sobei Jesu, ak mamitei kiy ne temenen o
(Jesus lives, and nothing is impossible for Him)

Kiichengate kerichek kolenjin daktari mami
(You’ve searched for cure, the doctors says there’s none)
Kiichengate boisiek kelenjin mamitei boisio
(You’ve looked for work and been told there’s none)
Kiibet lagoguk, kibet eng’ (?) ak magosomanet
(You’ve lost your children to the world)
Kas amwaun, kas amwaun, ale: angen ale
(Listen as I tell you that I know that)
Sobei, Sobei Jesu (He lives, Jesus lives)

(Chorus)

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