Nehemiah chords with lyrics by The Fabulous Bentley Brothers - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

The Fabulous Bentley Brothers – Nehemiah chords

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[Intro]
G C G D

[Verse 1]
G CThere was a time when
G DThe wall of jerusalem
G C G D Glay in ruin and disarray
C G D G C G Dthen nehemiah said "hey, when will my people get aid"
[Verse 2]
G C G D Gyou see, nehemiah lived way back east,
C G D G C G Dhe was cupbearer to the king of persia artaxerxes,
G C G Dhe prayed "please let the king find favor with me"
[Verse 3]
Em D C Ghe said king is there a way I could use some sick days
Em D C Gto travel back home and oh there's one more thing
Em D C Gwould you gaurantee safe passage, oh and I just remembered
Em D C Gcould you get your lumberjack to cut me some timber
[Chorus]
G C G Dto build the wall yall, a wall yall
G C G Dthe wall yall, a wall yall
G C G D G C G Dthe wall yall, a wall in the book of nehemiah
[Verse 4]
G C G D G Che arrived at jerusalem got the people started,
G D G C G D Ghe said don't lose heart, don't forget, rome wasn't built in a day,
C G Dand as of yet, they still haven't finished it
[Verse 5]
G C G D G Cday and night, working up the wall to it's full height,
G D G Cbut then came the mean old ammonites,
G D G C G Dthey said out of spite "this wall won't go up without a fight..."
[Verse 6]
Em D C G"well we're gonna keep building this wall here"
Em D C Gwith a shovel in one hand and the other a spear
Em D C Gand even without modern day pepper spray,
Em D C Gthey finished that wall in fifty two days
[Chorus]
G C G Dthey built the wall yall, a wall yall
G C G Dthe wall yall, a wall yall
G C G D G C G Dthe wall yall, a wall in the book of nehemiah
G C G D Gnehemiah, a wall in the book of nehemiah
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