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Homoj de l' galilea land'

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1. Homoj de l' galilea land',
kian vizion vidis vi
kiam sur via sankta ter'
paŝis glorinda la Mesi'?
L'Estro de vivo kaj de mort'
venis al vi kun sava vort'.

2. "Gloron ne vidis ni ĉe Li
Ŝajnis Li ja mirinda hom'!
Ĉarmis Li nin per Sia grac',
vokis al Si en Dia nom'.
Daŭre dum vivo ĝis la mort',
regis Lin elĉiela fort'."

3. Mia Savanto, Estro, Reĝ',
min anstataŭis en dolor'.
Kiel anĝeloj en ĉiel',
tiel mi kantas kun ador':
Savis Li min de pek' kaj mort',
vivo eterna mia sort'!

Source: TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #204

Author: William John Downes

An English Congregationalist minister, Downes was a professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Western College in the University of Bristol (UK), a member of the board of KELI, and a member of the Esperanto Academy, as well as a member of the editorial committee that produced Adoru Kantante. 44 of his works appeared in AK, and 36 in Adoru. Particularly noteworthy for the quantity and quality of his original hymn texts in Esperanto. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Homoj de l' galilea land'
Original Language: Esperanto
Author: William John Downes (1968)
Language: Esperanto