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HIMNO NACIONAL

 

Gloria al Bravo Pueblo
(Glory to the Brave People)

English

Gloria al bravo Pueblo
que el yugo lanzó,
la ley respetando
la virtud y honor.

(repeat chorus)

¡Abajo Cadenas!
(repeat)

gritaba el señor;
(repeat)

y el pobre en su choza
Libertad pidió:
A este santo nombre
tembló de pavor
el vil egoísmo
que otra vez triunfó.
A este santo nombre
(repeat)

tembló de pavor
el vil egoísmo
que otra vez triunfó.
(repeat previous two lines)

CHORUS

Gritemos con brío:
(repeat)

¡Muera la opresión!
(repeat)

Compatriotas fieles,
la fuerza es la unión;
y desde el Empíreo
el supremo Autor,
un sublime aliento
al pueblo infundió.
y desde el Empíreo
(repeat)

el supremo Autor,
un sublime aliento
al pueblo infundió.
(repeat previous two lines)

CHORUS

Unida con lazos
(repeat)

que el cielo formó
(repeat)

la América toda
existe en Nación;
y si el despotismo
levanta la voz,
seguid el ejemplo
que Caracas dió.
y si el despotismo
(repeat)

levanta la voz,
seguid el ejemplo
que Caracas dió.
(repeat previous two lines)

CHORUS


English:


Glory to the brave nation
Which shook off the yoke,
Respecting law, virtue, and honour.
(repeat chorus)

"Off with the chains! Off with the chains!"
Cried the Lord, cried the Lord,
And the poor man in his hovel
Implored freedom.
At this holy name, there trembled
The vile selfishness that had triumphed.
At this holy name, at this holy name, there trembled
The vile selfishness that had triumphed.
(repeat)

CHORUS

Let's cry out aloud, let's cry out aloud:
Down with oppression! Down with oppression!
Faithful countrymen, your strength
Lies in your unity;
And from the heavens
The supreme Creator
Breathed a sublime spirit
Into the nation.
And from the heavens, and from the heavens
The supreme Creator
Breathed a sublime spirit
Into the nation.
(repeat previous two lines)

CHORUS

United by bonds, united by bonds,
Made by heaven, made by heaven,
All America exists
As a Nation;
And if tyranny
Raises its voice,
Follow the example
Given by Caracas.
And if tyranny, and if tyranny,
Raises its voice,
Follow the example
Given by Caracas.
(repeat previous two lines)

CHORUS

 

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Updated: 25 February 2008