1.
If I could I surely would stand on the rock where Moses stood.
Pharaoh's army got drownded, oh, Mary, don't you weep.

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Oh, Mary, don't you weep, don't you mourn,
oh, Mary, don't you weep, don't you mourn,
Pharaoh's army got drownded, oh, Mary, don't you weep.

2.
Moses stood on the Red Sea's shore,
smotin' the water a two-by-four.

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3.
The Lord told Moses what to do,
to lead those Hebrew children through.

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4.
Mary wore three links of chain,
every link was Jesus' name.

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5.
Mary wore three links of chain,
every link was Freedom's name.

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