Chords: Babylon Lament

Text: Revelation 18  --  Disc 2 Track 6  --  54 bpm

 

Intro: C#m / B / C#m / B / C#m / B / C#m (X2)

 

C#m    B      C#m B     C#m B        C#m

Come out of Babylon! She’s fallen! Come out of Babylon!

 

B

Look upon the sacred page

C#m

Jesus cries out to His own

B

“Leave the church that joined the state

C#m

“Leave the harlot Babylon

A

“Leave her narcissistic ways

C#m

“Leave her desperate power plays

G#

“Leave her, for the sake of your soul”

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C#m        F#dim7 (F#, A, C and D#)

The kings cry “Babylon

C#m           F#dim7

Your majesty is long gone

       C#m                F#dim7    C#m

The time of judgment now is coming due

C#m              F#dim7

“Woe, woe, Babylon!

C#m                  F#dim7

How quickly all your riches gone

C#m                    F#dim7        C#m

How quickly reckoning has come to you

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B

Gold, silver, precious stones

C#m

Linen, purple, scarlet, silk

B

Wood, ivory, marble, cinnamon

C#m

Wine, oil, flour, fruit and milk

A

Fine perfume and sweet incense

C#m

Richest spice and frankincense

G#

Animals and human slaves

All of them in early graves

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C#m       F#dim7 C#m   F#dim7

Woe, woe, out of babylon

        C#m     F#dim7    C#m

Come out of Babylon, come out of Babylon

C#m              F#dim7

Merchants cry “Babylon!

C#m              F#dim7

Your opulence is long gone

C#m              F#dim7        C#m

The time of tribulation coming due

 

C#m              F#dim7

“Woe, woe, Babylon!

C#m                            F#dim7

How quickly all your riches gone

     C#m              F#dim7        C#m

How quickly reckoning has come To you!”

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B

In one hour wealth laid waste

C#m

Captains, shipmen, sailors cry

B

Dust upon their heads, in haste

C#m

Watching dreams of riches die

A

All comes down within one hour

C#m

Temptress looses all her power

G#

Burned to ashes, naught remains

But the memory of her pains

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C#m       F#dim7 C#m   F#dim7

Woe, woe, out of babylon

        C#m     F#dim7    C#m

Come out of Babylon, come out of Babylon

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B

She’s sunken like a millstone lead

C#m

No wedding lights, no marketplace

B

Musicians, artists, sculptors, dead

C#m

Her sorcery brought her disgrace

A

But the end of her largesse

C#m

Brings to heaven happiness

G#

Your blood avenged, God heard your voice

Apostles, prophets, saints, rejoice!

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C#m        F#dim7   C#m F#dim7

Over  Babylon, she’s fallen,

C#m   F#dim7  C#m F#dim7

She’s fallen, she’s fallen

 

C#m              F#dim7

Angels cry “Babylon

C#m      F#dim7

Your majesty is long gone

     C#m                F#dim7    C#m

The time of judgment now is coming due

 

C#m              F#dim7

“Rejoice o’er Babylon!

       C#m             F#dim7

How quickly all your riches gone

       C#m          F#dim7            C#m

How quickly reckoning has come To you!”

 

C#m          F#dim7

Kings cry, “Babylon!”

C#m          F#dim7

Merchants cry, “Babylon!”

C#m          F#dim7

Angels cry, “Babylon!”

C#m          F#dim7

We all cry, “Babylon!”