أيا من به أستطيب الهناء

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1 - أيا مَن به أستطيبُ الهناءْ
ومَن في البلا أستعينْ
وفيه سروري وكلُّ العزاءْ
رجائي وكنزي الثمينْ

2 - لخيرِ المراعي تقودُ الخِرافْ
لِترعى مُروجَ الوَدادْ
فكيف أتِيهُ بوادي الجفافْ
وأنت ملاذُ العبادْ

3 - بمرآهُ يملا السماءَ السرورْ
يسودُ الأنامَ الهناءْ
وفي قولِه تستنيرُ العُصورْ
وتشدو نشيدَ الثناءْ

4 - أراعيَّ صوتُك يجلو أسايْ
فإن تَدْعُ أُسرِعْ إليكْ
فسدِّد خُطايَ وجدِّد قُوايْ
فكلُّ اعتمادي عليكْ

Source: ترانيم مسيحية #203

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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First Line: أيا من به أستطيب الهناء
English Title: O Thou in whose presence my soul takes delight
Author: Joseph Swain
Language: Arabic

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