Indodana, arr. by Ralf Schmidt and Michael Barrett, adapted by André van der Merwe
Stellenbosch University Choir

Ngob’umthatile umtwana wakho, uhlale nathi hololo helele
The Lord has taken his son who lived amongst us
Indodana ka nkulunkulu bayi’bethelela hololo helele
The son of the Lord God was crucified.
Hololo Baba Jehova
Hololo Father Jehovah (Hololo represents crying and has no translation)
Zjem zja baba
Zjem zja father (Zjem zja is expressive with no meaning)


  1. Thanks so much for posting this! I just listened for the second time and was so moved!

  2. I thought you might enjoy this one, Carolyn! 🙂