The Fourth Man in the Fire Lyrics

Johnny Cash


album: Track in album Unearthed
release date: 2003-11-25
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length: 2:49

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Refrain:
They wouldn't bend
They held on to the will of God so we are told
They wouldn't bow
They would not bow their knees to Idols made of gold
They wouldn't burn
They were protected by the Fourth Man in the fire
They wouldn't bend
They wouldn't bow, they wouldn't burn.

Now the prophet Daniel tells about
Three men who walked with God
Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego
Before the wicked king they stood
And the king commanded them bound and thrown
Into the fiery furnace that day
But the fire was so hot that the men were slain
That forced them on their way.

Refrain:

Now when the three were cast in and the king rose up
To witness this awful fate
He began to tremble at what he saw
In astonished tones he spake
Did we not cast three men bound
Into the midst of the fire
Well, Lo, I see four men unhurt
Unbound and walkin' down there;

There's Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego
And the fiery coals they trod
But the form of the Fourth Man that I see
Is like the Son of God


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Long Black Veil
  • 2 Flesh and Blood
  • 3 Just the Other Side of Nowhere
  • 4 If I Give My Soul
  • 5 Understand Your Man
  • 6 Banks of the Ohio
  • 7 Two Timin' Woman
  • 8 The Caretaker
  • 9 Old Chunk of Coal
  • 10 I'm Going to Memphis
  • 11 Breaking Bread
  • 12 Waiting for a Train
  • 13 Casey's Last Ride
  • 14 No Earthly Good
  • 15 The Fourth Man in the Fire
  • 16 Dark as a Dungeon
  • 17 Book Review
  • 18 Down There by the Train (alternate take)
    CD 2
  • 1 Pocahontas
  • 2 I'm a Drifter (version 1)
  • 3 Trouble in Mind
  • 4 Down the Line
  • 5 I'm Movin' On
  • 6 As Long as the Grass Shall Grow
  • 7 Heart of Gold
  • 8 The Running Kind
  • 9 Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby
  • 10 Brown-Eyed Handsome Man
  • 11 "T" for Texas
  • 12 Devil's Right Hand
  • 13 I'm a Drifter (version 2)
  • 14 Like a Soldier
  • 15 Drive On (alternate lyrics)
  • 16 Bird on a Wire (live with orchestra)
    CD 3
  • 1 A Singer of Songs
  • 2 The L & N Don't Stop Here Anymore
  • 3 Redemption Song
  • 4 Father and Son
  • 5 Chattanooga Sugar Babe
  • 6 He Stopped Loving Her Today
  • 7 Hard Times
  • 8 Wichita Lineman
  • 9 Cindy
  • 10 Big Iron
  • 11 Salty Dog
  • 12 Gentle on My Mind
  • 13 You Are My Sunshine
  • 14 You'll Never Walk Alone
  • 15 The Man Comes Around (early take)
    CD 4
  • 1 Where We'll Never Grow Old
  • 2 I Shall Not Be Moved
  • 3 I Am a Pilgrim
  • 4 Do Lord
  • 5 When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder
  • 6 If We Never Meet Again This Side of Heaven
  • 7 I'll Fly Away
  • 8 Where the Soul of Man Never Dies
  • 9 Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
  • 10 When He Reached Down
  • 11 In the Sweet By and By
  • 12 I'm Bound for the Promised Land
  • 13 In the Garden
  • 14 Softly and Tenderly
  • 15 Just as I Am
    CD 5
  • 1 Delia's Gone
  • 2 Bird on a Wire
  • 3 Thirteen
  • 4 Rowboat
  • 5 The One Rose (That's Left in My Heart)
  • 6 Rusty Cage
  • 7 Southern Accents
  • 8 The Mercy Seat
  • 9 Solitary Man
  • 10 Wayfaring Stranger
  • 11 One
  • 12 I Hung My Head
  • 13 The Man Comes Around
  • 14 We'll Meet Again
  • 15 Hurt