The Davis Sisters Twelve Gates To The City cover

Twelve Gates To The City
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Lyrics and Meaning


Released
June 23, 1978
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Twelve Gates To The City Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Three gates in the east
Three gates in the west
Three gates in the north
Three gates in the south
That makes twelve gates to the city Hallelujah
Verse 2
Chorus:
Oh what a beautiful city
Oh what a beautiful city
Oh what a beautiful city
There's twelve gates to the city Hallelujah
Verse 3
Walk right in, you're welcome to the city
Step right up welcome to the city
Walk right through those gates to the city
There are twelve gates to the city Hallelujah
Verse 4
Chorus
Verse 5
Who are those children all dressed in red
Twelve gates to the city
Must be the children that Moses sent
There are twelve gates to the city Hallelujah
Verse 6
Rich and the poor welcome to the city
Young and the old welcome to the city
Weak and the strong welcome to the city
There are twelve gates to the city Hallelujah
Verse 7
Chorus
Verse 8
Chorus

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