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Cymer, Iesu, fi fel 'r ydwyf

Representative Text

1 Cymer, Iesu, fi fel’ rydwyf,
Fyth ni allaf fod yn well;
Dallu di am gwna yn agos,
Fewyllys i yw mynd ymhell
Yn, dy glwyfau,
yn dy glwyfau,
Bydda’i’n unig fyth yn iach,
Bydda’i’n unig fyth yn iach.

2 Mi ddiffygiais deithior crastir
Dyrys anial wrthyf f’hun
Ac mi fethais â choncwerio
O’m gelynion lleiaf un
Mae dy enw,
Mae dy enw,
Mae dy enw
’N able i beri i’r cryfaf ffoi,
’N able i beri i’r cryfaf ffoi.

3 Gwaed y Groes sy’n codi i fyny,
’Reiddil yn goncwerwr mawr:
Gwaed dy Groes sydd yn darostwng,
Cewri cedyrn fyrdd i lawr.
Gad im deimlo,
Gad im deilo,
Gad im deimlo
Awel O Galfaria fryn,
Awel O Galfaria fryn.

4 Ymddiriedaf yn dy allu,
Mawr yw’r gwaith a wnest erioed;
Ti gest angeu, Ti gest uffern,
Ti gest Satan dan dy droed.
Pen Calfaria,
Pen Calfaria,
Pen Calfaria,
Nac aed hwnw byth om cof,
Nac aed hwnw byth om cof.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13418

Author: William Williams

William Williams, called the "Watts of Wales," was born in 1717, at Cefn-y-coed, near Llandovery, Carmarthenshire. He originally studied medicine, but abandoned it for theology. He was ordained Deacon in the Church of England, but was refused Priest's Orders, and subsequently attached himself to the Calvinistic Methodists. For half a century he travelled in Wales, preaching the Gospel. He died in 1791. Williams composed his hymns chiefly in the Welsh language; they are still largely used by various religious bodies in the principality. Many of his hymns have appeared in English, and have been collected and published by Sedgwick. His two principal poetical works are "Hosannah to the Son of David," and "Gloria in Excelsis." --Annotati… Go to person page >

Tune

BRYN CALFARIA


REGENT SQUARE (Smart)

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed REGENT SQUARE for the Horatius Bonar (PHH 260) doxology "Glory be to God the Father." The tune was first published in the English Presbyterian Church's Psalms and Hymns for Divine Worship (1867), of which Smart was music editor. Because the text editor of that hymna…

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The Cyber Hymnal #13418
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The Cyber Hymnal #13418

Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems #3

Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems (Reformatted) #3

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