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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

إن تغب شمس النهار

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1 - إن تغب شمس النهار
عن سما هذا الوجود
رب كن نعم المنار
واهدني سبل الخلود
فـي ظلمتي

القرار
نور نور نور
يجلو الظلام
نور فادي أراه
هاديا كل الأنام
نحو الصلـيب

2 - لست أرهب الحمام
عندما يأتي المغيب
يبعث الله السلام
في دجى الليل الرهيب
لـمهـجتي

3 - شمس بر وضياء
ليس يعروها أفول
في جناحيها الشفاء
وبها السقم يزول
من علتي

4 - حارسي المولى القدير
لا اكتئاب لا اضطراب
وجهه الزاهي المنير
ما له قط احتجاب
عن مقلتي


Source: ترانيم الإيمان #156

Transaltor: وديع الحجار

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Author: Mary A. Lathbury

Lathbury, Mary Ann, was born in Manchester, Ontario County, New York, Aug. 10, 1841. Miss Lathbury writes somewhat extensively for the American religious periodical press, and is well and favourably known (see the Century Magazine, Jan., 1885, p. 342). Of her hymns which have come into common use we have:— 1. Break Thou the bread of life. Communion with God. A "Study Song" for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, written in the summer of 1880. It is in Horder's (Eng.) Congregational Hymns, 1884. 2. Day is dying in the west. Evening. "Written at the request of the Rev. John H. Vincent, D.D., in the summer of 1880. It was a "Vesper Song," and has been frequently used in the responsive services of the Chautauqua Literary and Sc… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: إن تغب شمس النهار
English Title: Day Is Dying in the West
Transaltor: وديع الحجار
Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Language: Arabic
Refrain First Line: نور نور نور
Publication Date: 1965
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1965.

Tune

[Day is dying in the west] (Sherwin)

William Fiske Sherwin (b. Buckland, MA, 1826; d. Boston, MA, 1888) composed EVENING PRAISE (also called CHAUTAUQUA) in 1877 as the tune to Mary A. Lathbury's text "Day Is Dying in the West." The text and tune were included in the hymnal (1878), and the song was sung at vespers at the Lake Chautauqu…

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