من راسيات الثلج

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1 من راسياتِ الثلجِ
وساحلِ الهندِ
ومن أقاصي الزنجِ
ذي الغورِ والنجدِ
وسهلِ كل مرجِ
بالنخلِ ممتدِّ
يدعوننا لنُنجي
مَن ضلَّ بالرشدِ

2 إذا سرى النسيمُ
كالمسكِ في كِيلانْ
ولم يكن ذميمُ
فيها سوى الإنسانْ
فباطلاً يقومُ
مِن ربنا الإحسانْ
وخلقُه يرومُ
عبادةَ الأوثانْ

3 نحن الذين انقادوا
للنور والحكمهْ
هل يُمنعُ الإيقادُ
منا عن الظلمهْ
يا للخلاص نادوا
بأبهجِ النغمهْ
فتعرفُ الأبعادُ
إسماً لذي الرحمهْ

4 يا ريحُ بُثّي البُشرى
والماءُ فليَجرِ
حتى يفيضَ بحراً
قُطراً إلى قُطرِ
حتى يعودَ جَهراً
بملكه الدهري
مَن مات موتاً مُرّا
عنا كما ندري

Source: مزامير وتسابيح وأغاني روحية #350

Translator: ناصيف اليازجي

Nasif al-Yaziji (March 25, 1800 – February 8, 1871) was a Lebanese author at the times of the Ottoman Empire and father of Ibrahim al-Yaziji. He was one of the leading figures in the Nahda movement. We was a poet, wrote and translated many hymns, and helped in translating the complete Bible into Arabic. ناصيف بن عبد الله بن جنبلاط بن سعد اليازجي (25 مارس 1800 - 8 فبراير 1871)، أديب وشاعر لبناني ولد في قرية كفر شيما، من قرى الساحل اللبناني في 25 آذار سنة 1800 م في أسرة اليازجي التي نبغ كثير من أفرادها في الفكر والأدب، وأصله من حمص. لعب دورا كبيرا في إعاد… Go to person page >

Author: Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: من راسيات الثلج
English Title: From Greenland's Icy Mountains
Translator: ناصيف اليازجي
Author: Reginald Heber
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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