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Lenape:     Wëntaxa Kishelëmiàn
English:     Come Here My Creator - A Lenape Hymn. . . Sung by Cornelius Wilson to the tune of Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing . . . recorded 1954

Lenape:     Wëntaxa Kishelëmiàn
English:     Come here You who created me,
Lenape:     "Witaèmil!" ntasuwin
English:     "Stay with me!" I sing;
Lenape:     Këtëmakelëntëwakàn;
English:     Feeling pity in my mind;
Lenape:     "Wichëmikèk." ntasuwin,
English:     "Help us!" I sing,
Lenape:     Wëntamail asuwakàn:
English:     Teach me a song:
Lenape:     Elsihtit tali hòkunk,
English:     The way they are there above,
Lenape:     Xinkòkanimkwësëwakàn,
English:     The great feeling for others,
Lenape:     Xinkwe aholtëwakàn.
English:     The great love.