Wanpela Song Long Adven (A Song for Advent)

By | December 6, 2015

“Yu Kam, Yu Kam, Emanuel” i wanpela song bilong Adven. “Emanuel” i wanpela nem profet Aisaia i bin givim Jisas. Harim tok bilong Aisaia: “Bai Bikpela yet i soim wanpela mak long yu. Dispela mak i olsem. Wanpela yangpela meri i gat bel, na bai em i karim wanpela pikinini man na kolim nem bilong en Emanuel.” (Aisaia 7:14)

“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” is a song for Advent. “Emmanuel” is one of the names the prophet Isaiah gave to Jesus: “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14)

Long tok Hibru, nem Emanuel i wankain olsem dispela tok, “God i stap wantaim yumi.” Matyu i tok olsem: “Dispela olgeta samting i kamap bilong inapim wanpela tok Bikpela i bin mekim long maus bilong profet. Profet i bin tok olsem,  ‘Harim. Wanpela meri i no bin slip wantaim man, em bai i gat bel na i karim wanpela pikinini man. Na bai ol i kolim nem bilong en Emanuel.’ As bilong dispela nem i olsem, God i stap wantaim yumi.” (Matyu 1:22-23)

In Hebrew, the name “Emmanuel” means “God is with us.” Matthew says the same thing: “All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: ‘Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel’ (which means, God with us).” (Matthew 1:22-23)

PNGMS Bung Group PictureSampela Papua New Guinea misinari i bin singim dispela song long Bung long Trinity Lutheran Church, Peoria, Illinois, USA long Julai 2015. Tok bilong dispela song i stap ananit. Sapos yu laik harim song, klik long piksa antap. Sapos yu klikim piksa, yu ken putim song long telifon bilong yu tu.

Some Papua New Guinea missionaries sang this song at a gathering at Trinity Lutheran Church, Peoria, Illinois, USA in July 2015. The words of this song are below. If you want to hear the song, click on the picture above. If you click on the picture above, you can also download the song to your phone.

Olgeta misinari i prea God Emmanuel i stap wantaim yupela olgeta long dispela Adven na oltaim oltaim.

All the missionaries pray that our God Emmanuel be with you this Advent and eternally.

Yu kam, yu kam, Ema-a-anuel,
kisim mipela I-I-Israel.
Mipela stap nogut hia long graun,
mipela wet long yu-u-u kamdaun.

Kores: Singaut, singaut, Ema-a-anuel bai kam long yumi I-I-Israel

Yu kam, Pikinini bilong Devit,
Satan i daunim mipela nogut.
Lusim mip’la long strong bilong em,
brukim strong bilong matmat tu olsem. Kores

Yu kam, Pikinini B’long Man, yu kam
na laitim rot b’long mip’la olsem lam.
Litimapim tingting b’long ol man,
Ye kam na helpim mipela wan wan. Kores

Yu kam, yu kam, Pikinini B’long God.
Mipela man b’long graun no save rot
b’long mipela i kamap long hev’n.
Yu kam na mekim mipela Kristen. Kores

This song is #7 in Amamas Wantaim Na Lotu Long God (Lae: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea, 2004) and #133 in Lotu Buk (Madang: Lutheran Mission Press, 1963).


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