Yoruba Hymn: Sunm’ọdọ wa Emmanuel – Draw nigh draw nigh Emmanuel

Yoruba Hymn: Sunm’ọdọ wa Emmanuel – Draw nigh draw nigh Emmanuel

Sunm’ọdọ wa Emmanuel – Draw nigh, draw nigh, Emmanuel

 

Bible Reference: 

 

 Isaiah 59:20 (KJV)  And the Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from transgression in Jacob, saith the LORD.

 

 

Isaiah 59 : 20 – Olurapada yio si wá si Sioni, ati sọdọ awọn ti o yipada kuro ninu irekọja ni Jakobu, ni Oluwa wi.

 

Sunm’ọdọ wa Emmanuel

 

VERSE 1

 

Sunm’ọdọ wa, Emmanuel,

Wa, ra Israẹli pada,

T’ o nsọfọ li oko ẹrú,

Titi Jesu y’o tun pada.

 

Ẹ yọ, ẹ yọ ! Emmanuel

Y’o wa s’ ọdọ wa Israeli.

 

VERSE 2

 

Wa, ọpa Alade Jesse,

K’ o gba wa l’ ọwọ ọta wa

Gba wa l’ọw’ ọrun apadi

Fun wa ni ’ṣǝgun l’ ori ’ku,

 

VERSE 3

 

Sunmọ wa, ’Wọ Ila- orun,

Ki bibo Rẹ ṣe ’tunu wa,

Tu gbogbo iṣudẹdẹ ka

M’ ẹsẹ ati egbe kuro.

 

VERSE 4

 

Wa Ọmọ ’lẹkun Dafidi,

’Lẹkun Ọrun y’o si fun Ọ;

Tun ọna ọrun ṣe fun wa,

Jọ se ọna oṣi fun wa:l.

 

VERSE 5

 

Wa Oluwa alagbara

T’ o f’ ofin fun eniyan Rẹ

Nigbani l’or’eniyan Rẹ

’Ninu ọlanla pẹl’ẹru. 

 

Ẹ yọ, ẹ yọ ! Emmanuel

Y’o wa s’ ọdọ wa Israeli. Amin

 

Draw nigh, draw nigh, Emmanuel

 

VERSE 1

 

Draw nigh, draw nigh, Emmanuel,

And ransom captive Israel,

That mourns in lonely exile here

Until the Son of God appear.

 

Rejoice, rejoice, Emmanuel

Shall come to thee, O Israel.

 

VERSE 2

 

Draw nigh, O Jesse’s Rod, draw nigh,

To free us from the enemy;

From hell’s infernal to save,

And give us victory o’er the grave.

 

VERSE 3

 

Draw nigh, draw nigh, O Morning Star,

And bring us comfort from afar;

And banish far from us the gloom

Of sinful night and endless doom.

 

VERSE 4

 

Draw nigh, draw nigh, O David’s Key,

The heavenly gate unfolds to Thee;

Make safe the way that leads on high,

And close the path to misery.

 

VERSE 5

 

Draw nigh, draw nigh, O Lord of might,

Who to Thy tribes from Sinai’s height,

In ancient time, didst give the law

In cloud, and majesty, and awe.

 

Rejoice, rejoice, Emmanuel

Shall come to thee, O Israel. Amin

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