Small Axe
Bob Marley Lyrics


Why boasteth thyself
Oh, evil men
Playing smart
And not being clever? Oh no
I said, you're working iniquity
To achieve vanity, yeah (if a-so a-so)
But the goodness of Jah, Jah
I-dureth forever

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe
Sharpened to cut you down (well sharp)
Ready to cut you down

These are the words
Of my master, keep on tellin' me
No weak heart
Shall prosper, oh no they can't!
And whosoever diggeth a pit, Lord
Shall fall in it, shall fall in it
Whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall bury in it, shall bury in it

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe
Sharpened to cut you down
Ready to cut you down

And whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall fall in it, fall in it
And whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall bury in it, shall bury in it

If you are the big, big tree
We have a small axe
Ready to cut you down (well sharp)
Sharpened to cut you down
If you are the big tree, let me tell you this
We are the small axe
Ready to cut you down (well sharp)
Sharpened to cut you down

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: BOB MARLEY

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hotei Hotaru

Why boasteth thyself
Oh, evil men
Playing smart
And not being clever? Oh no
I said, you're working iniquity
To achieve vanity, yeah (if a-so a-so)
But the goodness of Jah, Jah
I-dureth forever

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe
Sharpened to cut you down (well sharp)
Ready to cut you down

These are the words
Of my master, keep on tellin' me
No weak heart
Shall prosper, oh no they can't!
And whosoever diggeth a pit, Lord
Shall fall in it, shall fall in it
Whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall bury in it, shall bury in it

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe
Sharpened to cut you down
Ready to cut you down

And whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall fall in it, fall in it
And whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall bury in it, shall bury in it

If you are the big, big tree
We have a small axe
Ready to cut you down (well sharp)
Sharpened to cut you down
If you are the big tree, let me tell you this
We are the small axe
Ready to cut you down (well sharp)
Sharpened to cut you down

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe



Ninjah

TRADUCTION EN FR
De quoi vous vantez-vous, ô hommes méchants
Feignant l’intelligence que vous n’avez pas ?
Je dis que vous œuvrez dans l’iniquité
Pour assouvir des vanités
Mais la bonté de Jah Jah dure à jamais
Si vous êtes un gros arbre
Nous sommes la petite hache
Taillée pour vous abattre
Bien affûtée pour vous abattre
Voici les mots de mon maître
Qui m’a enseigné
Qu’aucun cœur faible ne peut prospérer
Et quiconque creuse une fosse
Tombera dedans
Quiconque creuse une fosse
Sera enseveli dedans
Alors si vous êtes un gros arbre
Nous sommes la petite hache
Taillée pour vous abattre
Bien affûtée pour vous abattre
Et quiconque creuse une fosse
Tombera dedans
Quiconque creuse une fosse
Sera enseveli dedans
Alors si vous avez un gros arbre
Nous avons la petite hache
Taillée pour l’abattre
Bien affûtée pour l’abattre



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hotei Hotaru

Why boasteth thyself
Oh, evil men
Playing smart
And not being clever? Oh no
I said, you're working iniquity
To achieve vanity, yeah (if a-so a-so)
But the goodness of Jah, Jah
I-dureth forever

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe
Sharpened to cut you down (well sharp)
Ready to cut you down

These are the words
Of my master, keep on tellin' me
No weak heart
Shall prosper, oh no they can't!
And whosoever diggeth a pit, Lord
Shall fall in it, shall fall in it
Whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall bury in it, shall bury in it

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe
Sharpened to cut you down
Ready to cut you down

And whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall fall in it, fall in it
And whosoever diggeth a pit
Shall bury in it, shall bury in it

If you are the big, big tree
We have a small axe
Ready to cut you down (well sharp)
Sharpened to cut you down
If you are the big tree, let me tell you this
We are the small axe
Ready to cut you down (well sharp)
Sharpened to cut you down

If you are the big tree
We are the small axe

Melashu Tilahun

Thank you for writing the poetry.

Adikarta Das

One of my best friends and I would listen to Bob Marley's collection for hours. R.I.P. Keith Phelps 7-14-2020 🙏🏿🥺✌🏿👍🏿🤙🏿🙏🏿❤🤘🏿✊🏿 Jah Bless

Lucas Landman

We shall honour.

GRaTePHuLDoL

RIP brother, jah love

djr3000

this song has everything; smooth reggae beat, bob marley and reverence for the lord!

Tyler Mallory

It just gives you peace, it has that vibe... This song drives the evil away in my opinion!

Declan Conroy

This is my favorite Marley song, small axes can join together and bring down the mightiest tree.

Nikolas Koukis

It only takes one small axe

factorylad

So can a woodpecker but without the insanity.

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