لي منزل بعيد فوق السما

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1 لي منزلٌ مجيدْ
فوق السما
كل امرءٍ سعيدْ
حازَ الهنا
يرقى إلى رباهْ
مالكاً سُكنى حِماهْ
في حضرة الإله
كلِّ الرجا

2 ملائك السلام
والأنبيا
والرسُل الكرامْ
والأتقيا
فيه بلا عدد
بابتهاج للأبد
تُسبحُ الصمدْ
بلا انتها

3 بل فيه تستريح
منَ الشقا
في كنفِ المسيح
عند اللقا
هناك لا وجعْ
أو بِلَحدٍ مضطَجَعْ
لا نَوحَ يُستَمعْ
ولا بكا

4 فيه يسبحون
ربَّ الفدا
دوماً يقدمونْ
كل الثنا
من كل قلبهم
إذ نجَوا مِن ذنبهمْ
في موت ربهم
نالوا الشفا

Source: مزامير وتسابيح وأغاني روحية #431

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: Andrew Young

Young, Andrew, second son of David Young, for more than fifty years a most efficient teacher in Edinburgh, was born at Edinburgh, April 23, 1807. After passing through a distinguished eight years' literary and theological course at the University of Edinburgh, he was appointed in 1830, by the Town Council, Head Master of Niddry Street School, Edinburgh, where he began with 80 pupils, and left with the total at 600. In 1840 he became Head English Master of Madras College, St. Andrews, where he was equally successful. He retired from St. Andrews in 1853, and lived in Edinburgh, where he was for some time the Superintendent of the Greenside Parish Sabbath School He died Nov. 30, 1889; Many of Mr Young's hymns and poems were contributed to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: لي منزل بعيد فوق السما
English Title: There Is a Happy Land
Translator: اسعد الشدودي
Author: Andrew Young
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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