أيها الروح المعزي عزّ نفسي بالسرور

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1 أيها الروح المعزي
عزِّ نفسي بالسرورْ
وأفِض في القلب نوراً
منك يسمو كل نورْ

2 أبصَرَتْ عيني جموعاً
تطلبُ الملجا الأمينْ
وجدوا نعمةَ ربٍّ
فاقتفوهُ شاكرينْ

3 إنني عبد ضعيفٌ
أيها المولى القديرْ
قوِّني ثبِّت رجائي
وأنرني يا مُنيرْ

4 إنني أشهدُ جَهراً
أنك الهادي الوحيدْ
فاهدني ما دمتُ حيّاً
وامنحِ القلبَ الجديدْ

5 أعطني روحاً وديعاً
سالكاً سُبْلَ الخشوعْ
مانحاً قلباً وعيناً
ليسَ يغشاها الهجوعْ


Source: نظم المرامير #364

Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne

Susan Ketchum Bourne was the widow of the Rev. Shearjashub Bourne. She was largely identified with church and missionary work in the Congregational church of Manhattan, and was an active and charter member of Sorosis. She was perhaps best known to old New Yorkers as the chief founder and President of the Lydia F. Wadleigh Association. © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

Translator: ناصيف اليازجي

Nasif al-Yaziji (March 25, 1800 – February 8, 1871) was a Lebanese author at the times of the Ottoman Empire and father of Ibrahim al-Yaziji. He was one of the leading figures in the Nahda movement. We was a poet, wrote and translated many hymns, and helped in translating the complete Bible into Arabic. ناصيف بن عبد الله بن جنبلاط بن سعد اليازجي (25 مارس 1800 - 8 فبراير 1871)، أديب وشاعر لبناني ولد في قرية كفر شيما، من قرى الساحل اللبناني في 25 آذار سنة 1800 م في أسرة اليازجي التي نبغ كثير من أفرادها في الفكر والأدب، وأصله من حمص. لعب دورا كبيرا في إعاد… Go to person page >

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First Line: أيها الروح المعزي عزّ نفسي بالسرور
English Title: Holy Comforter Divine
Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne
Translator: ناصيف اليازجي
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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