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بحسب كلمة العلي

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1 بحسبِ كِلْمَةِ العَلي
بغايةِ الخُشوعْ
أفعلُ هذا ذاكراً
موتَكَ يا يسوعْ

2 فجِسمُكَ المكسورُ مِنْ
أجلي غِذا الحياهْ
ودمُكَ المسفوكُ ذا
يُطَهرُ الخُطاهْ

3 فكيف أنسى ضيقَكَ ال
عظيمَ يا ابنَ اللهْ
لما نَضَحتَ عرقاً
كالدمِ في الصلاهْ

4 وكيف أنسى حمَلاً
قد ماتً عن ذنبي
واحتَمَلَ التعييرَ وال
آلامَ بالصلبِ

5 أذكرُ حبَّك الذي
أظهرتَ يا ودودْ
أذكرُهُ ما دمت في ال
حياةِ والوجودْ

6 وحينما يثني البِلى
فمي عن الشكرِ
كُن ذاكري ربَّ الورى
في ملكك الدهري

Source: كتاب الترانيم الروحية للكنائس الإنجيلية #207

Translator: اسعد الشدودي

Asaad Ibrahim alShdudi, 1826-1906 A Lebanese-born Mathematician, who studied and later worked at the American University of Beirut. أسعد إبراهيم الشدودي Go to person page >

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: بحسب كلمة العلي
English Title: According to Thy Gracious Word
Translator: اسعد الشدودي
Author: James Montgomery
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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