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يا أرض غني بالسرور

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1 يا أرضُ غنّي بالسرورْ
لربنا السامي العظيمْ
هيا اعبدوا الرب الغفورْ
بالابتهاج المستديمْ

2 هيا ادخلوا مرنمينْ
في حضرة الرب الكريمْ
ثم اعلموا علمَ اليقينْ
بأنه الله العظيمْ

3 هو الذي صنعنا
ونحن شعب مُقتَناهْ
نحن لمن أحبنا
قطيعُه الذي افتداهْ

4 هيا اقصدوا أعتابَهُ
وباركوه حامدينْ
ثم ادخلوا أبوابهُ
دياره مسبحينْ

5 فصالحٌ هو الإلهْ
رحمتهُ إلى الأبدْ
لكل أدوار الحياهْ
أمانة الرب الصمدْ

Source: نظم المرامير #190

Author: William Kethe

William Kethe (b. Scotland [?], d. Dorset England, c. 1594). Although both the time and place of Kethe's birth and death are unknown, scholars think he was a Scotsman. A Protestant, he fled to the continent during Queen Mary's persecution in the late 1550s. He lived in Geneva for some time but traveled to Basel and Strasbourg to maintain contact with other English refugees. Kethe is thought to be one of the scholars who translated and published the English-language Geneva Bible (1560), a version favored over the King James Bible by the Pilgrim fathers. The twenty-five psalm versifications Kethe prepared for the Anglo-Genevan Psalter of 1561 were also adopted into the Scottish Psalter of 1565. His versification of Psalm 100 (All People that… Go to person page >

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First Line: يا أرض غني بالسرور
English Title: All People That on Earth Do Dwell
Author: William Kethe
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1987
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1987.



This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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نظم المرامير #190

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