Somebody's knockin' at your door - Spiritual

Somebody's knockin' at your door - Spiritual

Translated into ASL by David Bar-Tzur

Created 17 February 2008, links updated monthly with the help of LinkAlarm.

EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).

1, 6. SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
CRAZY-FOR, SINNER! WHY NOT YOU ANSWER?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.

2. SOUND LIKE JESUS.
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
SOUND LIKE JESUS.
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
CRAZY-FOR, SINNER! WHY NOT YOU ANSWER?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.

3. CAN'T YOU HEAR HIM-lf?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
CAN'T YOU HEAR HIM-lf?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
CRAZY-FOR, SINNER! WHY NOT YOU ANSWER?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.

4. JESUS SUMMON YOU.
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
JESUS SUMMON YOU.
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
CRAZY-FOR, SINNER! WHY NOT YOU ANSWER?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.

5. CAN'T YOU TRUST HIM-lf?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
CAN'T YOU TRUST HIM-lf?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.
CRAZY-FOR, SINNER! WHY NOT YOU ANSWER?
SOMEONE KNOCK-ON YOUR DOOR.


Notes: KNOCK-ON - Knock on dorsal (back) side of NDH [B]. PO away, FO up.

CRAZY-FOR - [5:], PO > singer, FO up, is shaken slightly from side to side.

SINNER - (2h)[X] touch their respective sides of the mouth, descend to neutral space and circle antisymmetrically parallel to the chest + AGENT. For an animated gif of the first sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Sin.

SOUND - HEAR/EAR.

HIM - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.

SUMMON - DH [B] taps NDH [B], PO down, FO > signer, then moves > signer while closing to an [A], PO away from signer, FO up, and moving up.

Lyrics:

1, 6. Somebody's knockin' at your door;
Somebody's knockin' at your door;
Oh! sinner why don't you answer?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.

2. Knocks like Jesus -
Somebody's knockin' at your door.
Knocks like Jesus -
Somebody's knockin' at your door.
Oh sinner, why don't you answer?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.

3. Can't you hear him?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.
Can't you hear him?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.
Oh sinner, why don't you answer?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.

4. Jesus calls you,
Somebody's knockin' at your door.
Jesus calls you,
Somebody's knockin' at your door.
Oh sinner, why don't you answer?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.

5. Can't you trust him?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.
Can't you trust him?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.
Oh sinner, why don't you answer?
Somebody's knockin' at your door.

treble clef as a symbol for musicTo hear a musical setting of these lyrics (without words), go to Sombody's Knocking - Outta Limits and click on the musical notes.

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