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أحن اشتياقا لذاك الوطن

أحن اشتياقا لذاك الوطن

Translator: ابراهيم سركيس; Author: David Denham
Tune: HOME (Bishop)
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 أحنُّ اشتياقاً لذاك الوطنْ
لأنظرَ ربي يسوعَ المجيدْ
وأبقى هنالك طولَ الزَّمنْ
وأرفع صوتي بأعلى النشيدْ

قرار
هناكَ الرحومْ
وصوتُ الملائكِ ينفي الهمومْ

2 وأُلبَسُ ثوباً نقياً نُسِجْ
منَ الربِّ فاديَّ فوقَ الصليبْ
لذاك أقولُ لقلبي ابتهِجْ
لأن المخلِّصَ نِعمَ النصيبْ

3 أريدُ الرحيلَ لدارِ البقا
لأشكرَ ذاك الإلهَ الكريمْ
وأَخلُصَ من كلِّ هذا الشقا
وأسكُنَ فِرْدَوسَ ذاك النعيمْ

4 هناكَ يحلُّ بقلبي الكئيبْ
سرور ويذهب حزني الثقيلْ
ويُشفى سقامي بذاك الطبيبْ
لأن المخلصَ يشفي العليلْ

Source: كتاب الترانيم الروحية للكنائس الإنجيلية #224

Translator: ابراهيم سركيس

Ibrahim Sarkis, Lebanese poet and historian. He managed the American Press in Beirut. إبراهيم بن خطار سركيس Go to person page >

Author: David Denham

Denham, David, born 1791, was the son of Thos. Denham, a Baptist minister in the East of London. He began to preach when very young, and in 1810 became pastor of the Baptist Church at Horsell Common. In 1816 removed to Plymouth, in 1826 to Margate, and in 1834 to the Baptist Church in Unicorn Yard, Tooley Street, Southward. Ill-health compelled him to resign his charge in London, and he sojourned for a time at Cheltenham and Oxford. He died in 1848 at Yeovil, in Somerset, and was buried in Bunhill Fields Burial Ground, London. In 1837 he published a collection of hymns, as:— The Saints' Melody. A New Selection of upwards of One Thousand Hymns, Founded upon the Doctrines of Distinguishing Grace, and adapted to every part of the Christ… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: أحن اشتياقا لذاك الوطن
English Title: Mid Scenes of Confusion and Creature Complaints
Translator: ابراهيم سركيس
Author: David Denham
Language: Arabic
Refrain First Line: هناك الرحوم
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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