"Go Down Moses" is an American Negro spiritual. It describes events in the Old
Testament of ... Going "down" to Egypt is derived from the Biblical origin; Moses
was up on the mou...
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were held as slaves by the Egyptians, to go deep into Egypt, the land of the
oppressors. ... If the song is taken to be a metaphor for the African Americans
quest for ...
Read about the song,Go Down Moses, from Music K-8 magazine, and listen to an
... struggle to escape Egypt was used as a metaphor for slaves in the American ...
“Go Down, Moses”. “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot ... 2 - Underground Railroad (
Metaphor). (Allusion). Carry my Home ... Go down, Moses,. Way down in Egypt
Feb 7, 2016 ... Way down in Egypt's land; ... But God raises up Moses and Moses returns to
Egypt to tell Pharaoh to let God's people go free. ... they had to go through a
wilderness. This is ... A metaphor for the Christian life—from bondage to.
The allegorical duality of various hymns such as Steal away to Jesus and Go
down,Moses, demonstrate the ... Therefore, through double meaning and
metaphor can saidNegro spirituals accurately ... “Go down, Moses way down in
When Israel was in Egypt's land: Let my people go,. Oppress'd ... This song, Go
Down Moses, an African-American spiritual, was sung to give hope to slaves in ...
... or more two-line verses, plus the refrain "Go down, Moses, way down in Egypt's
land. ... It was a metaphor for the black peoples' plea for deliverance from slavery.
... story of Yaweh's power-struggle with Pharoah over the Egyptians' captivity of
the ... It has been said that "Go down, Moses" might hav...
Apr 8, 2016 ... When Israel was in Egypt's land: Let my people go, ... Go down, Moses, ... I am
consciously employing the metaphor of Egypt and Egyptian ...
Jun 4, 2014 ... Gourd,” “Motherless Child” and “Go Down, Moses,” whose lyrics will be .... read, “
When Israel was in Egypt land,” thereby placing priority on .... no doubt alluded to
the captivity of Israel as a metaphor for their own enslavement.