Alternate Lyrics for “Tis The Old Ship of Zion & More Sweet Honey & The Rock

Tis the old ship of Zion

Tis the old ship of Zion
Title ‘Tis the old ship of Zion
Author
Composer
Published
Orig. Key A flat Major
Orig. Language
Meter 8.8.8.6. with Refrain
Melody
1st Line ‘Tis the old ship of Zion
Scriptures Matthew 14:33

Lyrics

  1. ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    Get on board, get on board.
  2. It has landed many a thousand,
    It has landed many a thousand,
    It has landed many a thousand,
    Get on board, get on board.
  3. ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    Get on board, get on board.
  4. Ain’t no danger in the water,
    Ain’t no danger in the water,
    Ain’t no danger in the water,
    Get on board, get on board.
  5. ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    Get on board, get on board.
  6. It was good for my dear mother,
    It was good for my dear mother,
    It was good for my dear mother,
    Get on board, get on board.
  7. ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    Get on board, get on board.
  8. It was good for my dear father,
    It was good for my dear father,
    It was good for my dear father,
    Get on board, get on board.
  9. ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    Get on board, get on board.
  10. It will take us all to heaven,
    It will take us all to heaven,
    It will take us all to heaven,
    Get on board, get on board.
  11. ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    ‘Tis the old ship of Zion,
    Get on board, get on board.
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