الله ملجأ لنا وقوة على الدوام

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1 - اللهُ ملجأٌ لنا
وقُوةٌ على الدوامْ
عونٌ شديدٌ ثابتٌ
في الضيقِ حِصنٌ وسلامْ
لذاك لا نخشى ولو تزَلْزَلتْ
بنا الأراضي والجبالُ انقلبتْ
للبحرِ من هولِ الصِّدامْ

2 - يا أيها الناس انظروا
ماذا القديرُ يفعلُ
قد جعلَ الأرضَ قفا
راً والحروبُ يُبطِلُ
والقوسَ قد كسَّرَ والرمحَ قطعْ
ومركباتِ الحربِ للنار دفعْ
ذاك القويُّ الأزلُ

3 - يقولُ كُفوا واعلَموا
أني أنا اللهُ القديرْ
مرتفِعٌ بين الملا
على كبيرٍ وصغيرْ
ربُّ الجنودِ الحقُّ بارينا لنا
ملجأُنا طول المدى بل حصنُنا
إلهُنا الربُّ الـمُجيرْ


Source: ترانيم الإيمان #7

Translator: اسعد عبدالله الراسي

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Author: Frederic H. Hedge

Hedge, Frederick Henry, D.D., son of Professor Hedge of Harvard College, was born at Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1805, and educated in Germany and at Harvard. In 1829 he became pastor of the Unitarian Church, West Cambridge. In 1835 he removed to Bangor, Maine; in 1850 to Providence, and in 1856 to Brookline, Mass. He was appointed in 1857, Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Cambridge (U.S.), and in 1872, Professor of German Literature at Harvard. Dr. Hedge is one of the editors of the Christian Examiner, and the author of The Prose Writers of Germany, and other works. In 1853 he edited, with Dr. F. D. Huntington, the Unitarian Hymns for the Church of Christ, Boston Crosby, Nichols & Co. To that collection and the supplement (1853) he con… Go to person page >

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First Line: الله ملجأ لنا وقوة على الدوام
English Title: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Translator: اسعد عبدالله الراسي
Author: Frederic H. Hedge
Place of Origin: Lebanon
Language: Arabic
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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EIN FESTE BURG

The original rhythms of EIN FESTE BURG (see 469) had already reached their familiar isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) shape by the time of Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) in the eighteenth century. The harmonization is taken from his Cantata 80. Many organ and choral works are based on this chorale, including…

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