This great song encourages us to keep the faith.

Mai le vavau i le fa’avavau,

tumau oe
O le papa e le maluelue
Lo’u olo maualuga,
ou te sao ai
Mai le malosi o le tavai

Mai le vavau i le fa’avavau,
tumau oe
O le papa e le maluelue
Lo’u olo maualuga,
ou te sao ai
Mai le malosi o le tavai

Lo’u agaga
faamanu ma fa’afetai
O le Atua o le vavau
na te u’u mau oe
Si’i a’e lou leo ma alaga
e lelei, e lelei Oe

Galulue mea uma
mo a’u
Silafia e ia o’u manatu
Le Atua o le mauga,
le Atua o le vanu
muamua pea
O lo’o lelei, lelei mea uma

Lo’u agaga
faamanu ma fa’afetai
O le Atua o le vavau
na te u’u mau oe
Si’i a’e lou leo ma alaga
e lelei, e lelei Oe

Lo’u agaga
faamanu ma fa’afetai
O le Atua o le vavau
na te u’u mau oe
Si’i a’e lou leo ma alaga
e lelei, e lelei Oe

E lelei, e lelei Oe

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11 Comments

  1. viinaj

    love ths sonq !

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    • Nikki

      its song

  2. Mary

    WOW! I didnt know Peace Chapel Sung this! Seki a le pese! Old school jam! Love it! Reminds me home hardout! Malo lava!

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  3. KellyWelly

    ilove this song ! esp the people who are singing it . <3

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  4. TOM THURSTON

    dis song is da bst cause i lve samoa and fank GOD 4 his lve and taking care about samoa i am proud to be a samoa thanks 2 peace chapel and all da singer but da best seki a nifoloa 4 life and samoa 4 GOD ta le tonga ta ia pe but hit da samoa ia sesese

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  5. Kim Asoau Faoa

    I love this song and is melody, thank you for this beautiful piece of music well put together Thank please continue to make more beautiful music like this as you are bless to do so.

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  6. Oray

    I like this…..
    Samoa songs is better that any song in the world….\
    This song is make me cry, because my grandpa
    always sing for me….\
    I LOVE THIS SONG……MY FAVORITE SONG
    IN THE WORLD…AND I LIKE THE PEOPLE WHO
    SING THIS SONG…

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH GOD BLESSED

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  7. Silver

    Hi there, can someone translate this song. I’m not Samoan but this a beautiful song and I’d like to know what it’s about.

    Reply
    • Leata

      In the beginning of the beginning
      You were there
      The rock that cannot be shaken
      My high tower
      I take refuge in
      By the power of declaration

      My spirit
      Sing Praises and thanks
      The God of eternity is holding you.
      Lift your voices and sing, it is good
      God You are good.

      Everything around me is shaking
      You know my thoughts
      God of the mountains
      God of the valley
      Go in front of me.
      It is well, everything is well.

      My spirit
      Sing Praises…

  8. Chandler

    Interpretation is awesome I am not Samoan but I wanna sing this song this Sunday, Samoan version with my Samoan Church family. More Powerful and meaningful now when I sing it.. Thank you

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  9. Henry Smith

    Faafetai Iesu Amene..for the Joy and Love in our hearts to give Glory and Honour each song each time we pray ….God is very Good..

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