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أنت عظيم البركات

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1 أنت عظيم البركاتْ
يا رب للعبيدْ
رشدٌ وعونٌ وثباتْ
وملجأٌ وطيدْ

2 تُعني بحفظ الغُرَبا
في أبعد البلادْ
ينجونَ من ريح الوبا
والحرِّ والفسادْ

3 إذا طمى الموج الرفيعْ
وهاجت المياهْ
يدرون أنك السميعْ
ومصدرُ النجاهْ

4 بالأمر سكَّنت البحورْ
والريحَ يا جبارْ
فأنت سلطان الدهورْ
تقضي بما تختارْ

5 في شدة الخوف العظيمْ
نظلُّ آمنينْ
لأن فضلَك العميمْ
حصنٌ لنا حصينْ

6 ما دمتُ في قيد الحياهْ
قلبي يكون لكْ
والنفس في وقت الوفاهْ
تحل منزلَكْ


Source: نظم المرامير #312

Author: Joseph Addison

Addison, Joseph, born at Milston, near Amesbury, Wiltshire, May 1, 1672, was the son of the Rev. Lancelot Addison, sometime Dean of Lichfield, and author of Devotional Poems, &c, 1699. Addison was educated at the Charterhouse, and at Magdalen College, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1691 and M.A. 1693. Although intended for the Church, he gave himself to the study of law and politics, and soon attained, through powerful influence, to some important posts. He was successively a Commissioner of Appeals, an Under Secretary of State, Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Chief Secretary for Ireland. He married, in 1716, the Dowager Countess of Warwick, and died at Holland House, Kensington, June 17, 1719. Addison is most widely known through… Go to person page >

Translator: يوسف بركات

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Text Information

First Line: أنت عظيم البركات
English Title: How Are Thy Servants Blest, O Lord!
Author: Joseph Addison
Translator: يوسف بركات
Place of Origin: Lebanon
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1873
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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PETERBOROUGH (Harrison)


EVAN (Havergal)

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