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Wade in the water, wade in the water children,
wade in the water, God's gonna trouble the water.

1.
Who's that younder dressed in white?
God's gonna trouble the water.
Must be the children of the Israelites.
God's gonna trouble the water.

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2.
Who's that younder dressed in red?
God's gonna trouble the water.
Must be the people that Moses led.
God's gonna trouble the water.

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3.
Who's that younder dressed in black?
God's gonna trouble the water.
Must be the hypocrite turnin' back.
God's gonna trouble the water.

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4.
Who's that younder dressed in blue?
God's gonna trouble the water.
Must be the children that Jesus knew.
God's gonna trouble the water.

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5.
Who's that younder dressed in green?
God's gonna trouble the water.
Must be the Devil 'cuz he's so mean.
God's gonna trouble the water.

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