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مثلما دل المجوس

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1 مثلما قادَ المجوسْ
نورُ نجمٍ مرشدِ
إذ بدا فوقَ الرؤوسْ
هادياً للمذودِ
هَبْ لمن ضلُّوا المسيرْ
كوكبَ الصبحِ المنيرْ

2 وكما هُم عَبدوا
بالرضا الطفلَ يسوعْ
ولهُ قد سجدوا
بسرورٍ وخشوعْ
ليتما كلُّ أثيمْ
مثلَهمْ يبغي الرحيمْ

3 وكما أهدوا لُبانْ
معَ مُرٍّ وذهبْ
ليتنا في كلِّ آنْ
كلَّ ما لنا نَهَبْ
نقِفُ العمرَ لهُ
شاكرينَ فضلَهُ

4 ربَّنا هَبْ أن نسيرْ
في الطريقِ الضيّقِ
أعطِنا خيرَ النصيرْ
في السما إذ نرتقي
حيث لا تَهدي النجومْ
لا ولا تَغشى الغيومْ

5 ما لنجمٍ في السماءْ
أو لشمسٍ مِن نصيبْ
في العُلى ربُّ العَلاءْ
شمسُ بِرٍّ لا تغيبْ
فلربِّنا المسيحْ
أبداً نُهدي المديحْ

Source: كتاب الترانيم الروحية للكنائس الإنجيلية #104

Translator: ابراهيم باز الحداد

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Author: William C. Dix

Most British hymn writers in the nineteenth century were clergymen, but William C. Dix (b. Bristol, England, 1837; d. Cheddar, Somerset, England, 1898) was a notable exception. Trained in the business world, he became the manager of a marine insurance company in Glasgow, Scotland. Dix published various volumes of his hymns, such as Hymns of Love and Joy (1861) and Altar Songs: Verses on the Holy Eucharist (1867). A number of his texts were first published in Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: مثلما دل المجوس
English Title: As With Gladness, Men of Old
Translator: ابراهيم باز الحداد
Author: William C. Dix
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: This text is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1929.


DIX (Kocher)

An early form of the tune DIX was composed by Conrad Kocher (b. Ditzingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, 1786; d. Stuttgart, Germany, 1872). Trained as a teacher, Kocher moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, to work as a tutor at the age of seventeen. But his love for the music of Haydn and Mozart impelled him t…

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JUBILEE (Arabic)




Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

تسابيح الرجاء #39

تسابيح المحبة #69

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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