Jerusalem (Matisyahu, Slow Acoustic Version, abbreviated)

In the ancient days, we will return with no delay, Picking up the bounty and the spoils on our way
We've been traveling from state to state, And them don't understand what they say
Three thousand years with no place to be, They want me to give up my milk and honey
Don't you see, it's not about the land or the sea, Not the country but the dwelling of God'snmajesty

2x:  Jerusalem, if I forget you, Fire not gonna come from me tongue
Jerusalem, if I forget you, Let my right hand forget what it's supposed to do

Rebuild the temple and the crown of glory, Years gone by, about sixty
We were burned in the oven in this century, And the gas tried to choke, but it couldn't choke me

Will not lie down, I will not fall asleep, So they come overseas, yeah they're trying to be free
Erase the demons out of our memory, Change your name and your identity

Afraid of the past and our dark history, Why is everybody always chasing we?
Cut off the roots from your family tree, Don't you know that's not the way to be!

2x: Jerusalem, if I forget you, Fire not gonna come from me tongue
Jerusalem, if I forget you, Let my right hand forget what it's supposed to do!

לְשָׁנָה הַבָּאָה בִּירוּשָׁלָֽיִם  L’shana haba-ah biy’rushalayim   NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM!


haggadah Section: Nirtzah
Source: Matisyahu