Suriname National Anthem Lyrics

The Suriname national anthem, “God zij met ons Suriname,” is a symbol of national pride and unity. Below are the original lyrics in Dutch.

Additional Information

  • Anthem Name: God zij met ons Suriname
  • Written Date: 1959
  • Lyricist: Cornelis Atses Hoekstra (Dutch), Henry de Ziel (Sranan Tongo)
  • Composer: Johannes Corstianus de Puy
  • Official Adoption Date: 1959

Original Lyrics in Dutch

God zij met ons Suriname
Hij verheff’ ons heerlijk land.
Hoe wij hier ook samen kwamen,
Aan zijn grond zijn wij verpand.
Werkend houd’ ons aller handen,
Eendracht geeft ons kracht voor kracht.
Alles voor het vaderland,
Aan hem zijn wij volbracht.

Original Lyrics in Tongo

Opo kondreman un opo
Sranan gron e kari un.
Wans ope tata komopo
Wi mu seti kondre bun.
Stre de f’ strey, wi no sa frede
Gado de wi fesiman.
A volk dat’ no man broko
No foe sranan ne broko.

English Translation of the Lyrics

Here is the Suriname national anthem English version. “God zij met ons Suriname” reflects the pride and unity of Suriname. Below is the English translation of the lyrics.

God be with our Suriname
May He lift up our lovely land.
How we have come together here,
We are dedicated to its soil.
Working may all our hands be,
Unity gives us strength for strength.
Everything for the fatherland,
To it, we are devoted.

Supporting Links

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The Significance and Relevance of the Suriname National Anthem
Suriname National Anthem History – Wikipedia
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