You Raise Me Up
Josh Groban Lyrics


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When I am down, and, oh, my soul so weary
When troubles come and my heart burdened be
Then I am still and wait here in the silence
Until you come and sit a while with me

You raise me up so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up to walk on stormy seas
I am strong when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be

You raise me up so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up to walk on stormy seas
I am strong when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be

You raise me up so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up to walk on stormy seas
I am strong when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be

You raise me up so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up to walk on stormy seas
I am strong when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be





You raise me up to more than I can be

Overall Meaning

The song “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban is a powerful ballad that speaks to the idea of being uplifted by someone when you are feeling down. The lyrics describe the feeling of weariness and trouble that can come with life, but also the hope that comes from having someone who is there for you. The line “Then I am still and wait here in the silence, until you come and sit awhile with me” suggests that the singer is waiting for someone to come and be with them during a difficult time.


The chorus, “You raise me up so I can stand on mountains, you raise me up to walk on stormy seas, I am strong when I am on your shoulders, you raise me up to more than I can be” is a powerful image of being lifted up and given strength by someone else. The idea of being able to stand on mountains and walk on stormy seas suggests a feeling of invincibility and courage that comes from being supported by another person. The line “I am strong when I am on your shoulders” is particularly poignant, as it suggests that the singer is not strong on their own but draws strength from the support of another.


The final line, “You raise me up to more than I can be” speaks to the transformative power of being uplifted by someone else. The singer is lifted to a greater height than they could reach on their own, showing the power of human connection and support.


Overall, “You Raise Me Up” is a moving and powerful song about the importance of finding strength in the support of others during times of hardship.


Line by Line Meaning

When I am down, and, oh, my soul so weary
During times of sadness and exhaustion, I feel hopeless and dejected.


When troubles come and my heart burdened be
When confronted with difficulties, my heart feels heavy and overwhelmed.


Then I am still and wait here in the silence
I pause and become quiet, waiting for solace and comfort.


Until you come and sit a while with me
I find solace in the company of someone whom I trust and respect.


You raise me up so I can stand on mountains
Your encouragement and support empower me to overcome my biggest challenges and reach my greatest heights.


You raise me up to walk on stormy seas
You give me the confidence and strength to persevere through the most difficult times in life.


I am strong when I am on your shoulders
Your presence is a source of stability and reassurance in the midst of uncertainty.


You raise me up to more than I can be
Your love and support bring out the best in me and enable me to become a better version of myself.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing
Written by: Brendan Graham, Rolf Lovland

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@canto106

When I am down and, oh my soul, so weary
When troubles come and my heart burdened be
Then, I am still and wait here in the silence
Until You come and sit awhile with me.

You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas
I am strong, when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be

You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas
I am strong, when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be.

You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas
I am strong, when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be.

You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas
I am strong, when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be.

You raise me up to more than I can be.



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@kylebhada6914

Who’s listening in march 2024

@cheyennetapiasmith9056

❤ In loving memory of my mother❤😢

@geovanorafaelpurba7505

Still listening

@user-up5rk7ic2n

I'm form Ukraine and I like this music, because It helps me to survive now))

@tammytyler7084

Love this song in memory of my sister Ddebbie 4:32

@user-md2lq3sv2e

everybody idiot

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@jhterrill5347

I am almost 92yrs. Old! I Love ❤ your music Josh! You lift me up! I love your Ava Maria!!

@MikeC95114

Wow that’s so thoughtful of you because you sounded super amazing with a beautiful heart of gold where are you from if you don’t mind me asking you seems so nice

@mom2CD

I have three questions, 1. What Davide are you on? 2. Are you still alive

@bighand1530

Happy Resurrection Day 2024!!

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