Jah come to break downpression,
Wipe away transgression,
Set the captives free.
Jah has come to break evil and spread peace, make the world equal, wipe away impureness, and set every the blacks free from the Western Culture
The section is a prayer to jah in the imperative mood.
downpression: is a contraction using poetic license.
first line: could be written “Jah, come to break down ‘pression,” meaning “Jah, come to break down oppression,”.
prayer asks jah to destroy oppression and establish universal equality, justice, and liberty — not limited to one group or one culture.
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