تهت عن القطيع مثل الخروف الضال

تهت عن القطيع مثل الخروف الضال

Translator: اسعد الشدودي; Author: Horatius Bonar
Tune: LEBANON (Zundel)
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 تِهتُ عنِ القطيعْ
مثلَ الخروفِ الضالْ
ينأى عن الراعي الوديعْ
للقفرِ والجبالْ
مُهاجِرَ الأوطانْ
كالولَدِ الشاردْ
بل تِهتُ في قفرِ الهوانْ
عن ذلك الوالدْ

2 راعيَّ في الحقولْ
قد نَشَدَ الخروفْ
وقد دعا ابنَهُ الجهولْ
الوالِدُ الرؤوفْ
مضى إلى الجبالْ
وفتشَ الوِديانْ
ثم رآني في خَبالْ
كالفاقدِ الوِجدانْ

3 فساقَني على
مناهِجِ الوَدادْ
فصِرتُ مُنقاداً إلى
جميعِ ما أرادْ
راعي الخروفِ الضالْ
يسوعُ ذو الإنعامْ
يرُدُّني عنِ الضلالْ
إلى حِمى السلامْ

4 نفسي عن المسيحْ
تَتيهُ في القِفارْ
تهيمُ في البرِّ الفسيحْ
في حالةِ النِّفارْ
لما أحبَّها
مُخلصي القديرْ
قد شاءَ أن يرُدَّها
لذلك الحظيرْ

Source: كتاب الترانيم الروحية للكنائس الإنجيلية #272

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: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: تهت عن القطيع مثل الخروف الضال
English Title: I Was a Wandering Sheep
Translator: اسعد الشدودي
Author: Horatius Bonar
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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