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Iron & Wine – Jezebel lyrics

Who's seen jezebel?
She was born to be the woman I would know
And hold like the breeze
Half as tight as both our eyes closed

Who's seen jezebel?
She went walking where the cedars line the road
Her blouse on the ground
Where the dogs were hungry, roaming

Saying, "wait, we swear
We'll love you more and wholly
Jezebel, it's we, we that you are for
Only"

Who's seen jezebel?
She was born to be the woman we could blame
Make me a beast half as brave
I'd be the same

Who's seen jezebel?
She was gone before I ever got to say
"lay here my love
You're the only shape i'll pray to, jezebel"

Who's seen jezebel?
Will the mountain last as long as I can wait
Wait like the dawn
How it aches to meet the day

Who's seen jezebel?
She was certainly the spark for all I've done
The window was wide
She could see the dogs come running

Saying, "wait, we swear
We'll love you more and wholly
Jezebel, it's we, we that you are for
Only"



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    Scottman
    This song is an amazing work of art, beautiful like most of Iron and Wine's song. Queen Jezebel of ancient Israel led here people into wickedness and let many groups of religions into the holy land who were seen as wicked. Her people raised her up on high to rule them, and then blamed her later for their own blind views. And the those seen as wicked praised her, those dogs of Israel.
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