Blessed is he who has got
His transgressions forgiven
And his sins hidden
Blessed is the man whom the Lord
Do not ascribe misdeeds
And is without deceit in his spirit

Buried it deep inside
But soon a sprout came forth
It kept on growing
I couldn't hide
When I kept it to myself
Slowly my bones corroded
And my vitality vanished
Like in the summer dry

Too many people living this life
Who can take their guilt away?
Their minds are rotting
And causing an endless pain
Soon they are demented and put away

I confessed my sins to You
And did not hide my guilt
I said "I want to confess my misdeeds to You"
And He took away my sin and guilt

He is my sanctuary

Lyrics submitted by lilreader

"Burial" as written by Peter Tosh

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    General CommentThis song means a lot to me. It is based on Psalm 32. Read it and you read the song lyrics.
    keyman7on April 09, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThese guys are friggin' sweet man. They can take something so spiritually significant as a verse from the Bible and turn them into sickeningly heavy death metal. Totally awesome.
    SwiftImmortal_1on December 15, 2004   Link
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    General CommentShut up PandaBear.

    Zetsumeion December 17, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYeah, why talk about God in a song?

    Why sing about ANYTHING?

    If you don't like it, don't listen to it.
    goodreverendon December 18, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"Why the fuck is this song #1 in the top 50 of the month? It fucken blows."

    hahahahahaha, yeah like you've actually heard it, Mr. Emo Boy
    Disposition_987on December 22, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwhy talk about God in a song? maybe because a song is a way to express yourself... why the fuck would you sing about ANYTHING... cuz you FEEL like it... not to please other people... you fucks are ignorant pricks... just cuz YOU personally don't agree with the message the song is trying to put out... doesn't mean the song sucks... if you don't like it... don't listen to it.... go listen to your Avril Lavigne shit... fucktards.
    rabbitisrabbiton December 24, 2004   Link
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    General CommentHaha rabbitsrabbit, couldn't have said it better myself! These assholes are just used to songs about money, 'hoes' and gay fucking 'bling" them a song with any meaning at all and they go berserk - so you don't complain when songs are about killing or 'against the establishment', but when a song comes out about a person's faith, you freak out? You guys are fucked in the head...
    Bofugon December 24, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyo you guys are so stupis. if god or the idea thereof inspired them to write a song then all the power to you. i'm sure you don't see right wing conservatives going crazy on the rise against pages. and why's that? because most fo you agree with the message? well that's bullshit. open your mind for 3 seconds and listen to music becuase it's a good ong and don't bring personal politics into it. i don't believe in god but this is still a decent song. christ on a bicycle grow up.
    PoorMansSuperman49on December 24, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti agree with L-Kyne, this song sucks and who the fuk put it #1 in the top fifty?? this is about writing ur comments whether u like the song or not. so u people should respect others opinions and stop acting like fukin babies.
    redenbacherson December 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt must have been deliberately put on here by some fanboy mod... no one has ever heard this song before.
    L-Kyneon December 27, 2004   Link

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