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Title: King's Ransom 
Artist: Petra
Album: Back to the street
Tabbed: Daniel Bradish

(Original key in Dm at the intro)

  Figure 1 (Bm)
e:----------------------------|
B:-------3p2------------------|
G:-----4------4-2-2-2-4---2h4-|
D:---4------------------4-----|
A:-2--------------------------|
E:----------------------------|

Intro: [Repeat Figure 1 four times]

Verse 1:
Em                     D     
   It's such a paradox.  It's such a mystery
Em               Bm                   G  
Why a King would leave His throne to save humanity
Bm                  G        
They could not have known when they 
A                D    F#m
mocked Him in disgrace
G                   A 
They could not have known when they 
F#m7   
spit upon His face

Chorus:
            B             E                    B   E
The Rose of Sharon wore a crown of thorns that day [echo]
    C#m             E                      G#m  F#
The carpenter had a nail right through His hand 
    B      D#m    G#m     B      Fm            F#
The Master of the earth became a servant of no worth
    E             B             F#
And paid a King's ransom for my soul [echo]
   E             B             F#
He paid a King's ransom for my soul

[Repeat Figure 1 four times]

Verse 2:
Em                      D  
   Creator of the earth.  Name above all names 
Em                 Bm            G                 
Some just stood in unbelief when listenting to His claims
Bm                  G 
They could not have known when they 
A                  D     F#m 
hit Him with their fists
G                   A           
They could not have known when they 
F#m
nailed His feet and wrists

            B             E                    B   E
The Rose of Sharon wore a crown of thorns that day [echo]
    C#m             E                      G#m  F#
The carpenter had a nail right through His hand 
    B      D#m    G#m     B      Fm            F#
The Master of the earth became a servant of no worth
    E             B             F#
And paid a King's ransom for my soul [echo]
   E             B             F#
He paid a King's ransom for my soul

[Hold F# before the bridge]

Bridge: 
    A#m            F#           D#m          A#m    
The ransom that He paid was the sacrifice He made 
    F#m  A#m          G#       A#m   D#m   Fm
The life of a King in place of me
    A#m           F#           D#m              A#m
The shame that He bore for the rich and for the poor
A                    B           C#
Changed His crown of thorns into Glory

    B      D#m    G#m     B      Fm            F#
The Master of the earth became a servant of no worth
    E             B             F#
And paid a King's ransom for my soul [echo]
   E             B             F#
He paid a King's ransom for my soul
[Fade with Figure 1 eight times]
Ohhh, oh, oh, ohhhh

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