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The Temple Lyrics

Artist: Jesus Christ Superstar
Album: Jesus Christ Superstar Soundtrack

Moneylenders and Merchants
Roll on up -- for my price is down
Come on in -- for the best in town
Take your pick of the finest wine
Lay your bets on this bird of mine

Name your price I got everything
Come and buy it's all going fast
Borrow cash on the finest terms
Hurry now while stocks still last

Jesus
My temple should be a house of prayer
But you have made it a den of thieves
Get up, get out

My time
Is almost through
Little left to do
After all
I've tried for three years
Seems like thirty
Seems like thirty

Crowd
See my eyes I can hardly see
See me stand I can hardly walk
I believe you can make me whole
See my tongue I can hardly talk

See my skin I'm a mass of blood
See my legs I can hardly stand
I believe you can make me well
See my purse I'm a poor, poor man

Will you touch, will you mend me Christ?
Won't you touch, will you heal me Christ?
Will you kiss, you can heal me Christ
Won't you kiss, won't you pay me Christ?

Jesus
Oh, there's too many of you, don't push me
Oh, there's too little of me, don't crowd me
Heal yourselves!
Comments/Interpretations
by SaziSizzors on 6/17/2008 6:44pm
This song is so sad!! I love it though!
by lucy on 7/9/2008 12:37pm
ITS SOOOOO WRONG!
by on 9/14/2008 3:47pm
Nice cover by the Afghan Whigs on their album Congregation (Sub Pop 1992)
by Alex Campurciani on 1/9/2009 7:20am
I think that with this song I think that it should be like the original movie ,but the music is wonderfull
by g on 4/22/2010 12:06am
it's will you kiss, you can CURE me christ by the way...
by not g on 4/18/2011 6:04pm
g... you're wrong
by Gail on 4/26/2011 1:44pm
I absolutely love the movie, but I remember purchasing a brown album (so many moons ago) with two angels on the cover facing each other that was called Jesus Christ Superstar. Some songs are different, not many though. I think the music and the singing was much better than the movie.
by BVH on 5/24/2011 7:55pm
Gail I think what you got was the 1970 ('73?) musical release. It is different because if I remember correctly two or three songs were added to the movie.
by hi on 10/8/2011 8:21am
@g

listen to the original soundtrack. they changed the words for the movie.
by GothicBelle on 3/14/2012 8:14pm
these ARE the lyric from the album, they add more versus sung by drug dealers and prostitutes in the song for the movie. it's a great song and both singers of Jesus, man!!!! can they hit that one note! awesome!!!!!
by Kitkat on 5/4/2012 7:55pm
these are incompleate
by Slade on 9/3/2013 10:16am
My dad has the soundtrack for the movie and original... both on vinyl!
Unfortunately, I don't have a turntable, but we have the album on disk.
by Hi on 2/25/2014 2:30pm
I am performing this and this website is fantastic thanks for the lyrics!


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