A man, both prisoner and slave who once a mighty empire saved.
With shackled feet and neck held tight he did not hesitate to fight.
He called out truth ‘til finally released from jail, he was set free.
That slave from jail made history and taught the elders how to see.
Photo: On the Chain Gang. https://lccn.loc.gov/2002711523
Source: Psalm 105:16-22
Text: © David Alexander, 2020
Tune: O Grosser Gott