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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

يا نبع أفراحي الغني

يا نبع أفراحي الغني

Translator: ناصيف اليازجي; Author: Samuel Stennett
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 يا نبعَ أفراحي الغني
مُحيي تهانيها
يا مجدَ أيامي السَّني
سلوى لياليها

2 في الظلمة القصوى متى
لُحتَ ابتدا فجري
مرآك للنفسِ أتى
بالشمس والبدرِ

3 تُضيءُ من حولي السما
إذا انجلى ربي
لي قلبَه أرى كما
يُرى له قلبي

4 تريد نفسي عند ذاك
أن تترك الدنيا
وترتقي إلى هناك
فإنها تحيا

5 أقتحم الأعداءَ لا
أخشى من النارِ
ألقى المنايا والبِلى
شوقاً إلى الباري

6 في دِرعِ إيماني أرى
أجنحةَ الحبِّ
تحملني منتصراً
من وَهدة الجُبِّ

Source: مزامير وتسابيح وأغاني روحية #316

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: Samuel Stennett

Samuel Stennett was born at Exeter, in 1727. His father was pastor of a Baptist congregation in that city; afterwards of the Baptist Chapel, Little Wild Street, London. In this latter pastorate the son succeeded the father in 1758. He died in 1795. Dr. Stennett was the author of several doctrinal works, and a few hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: يا نبع أفراحي الغني
English Title: Majestic Sweetness Sits Enthroned
Translator: ناصيف اليازجي
Author: Samuel Stennett
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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مزامير وتسابيح وأغاني روحية #316

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