We ask for donations here just twice a year, and this is one of those times. So, before you hit the "close" button on this box, would you consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Last month, our Hymnary website had almost 1 million visitors from around the world: people like you who love hymns. To serve our users well takes money, and we have limited sources of revenue. This fund drive is one such source.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below. From the entire Hymnary.org team, our grateful thanks.

يا نفس قومي هللي

Representative Text

1 - يا نفسِ قُومي هللي
تسبيحَ فاديكِ العلي
فهو لنا ربٌ رحيمْ
قد فاقَ حبُّه العظيمْ
قد فاق حبه العظيمْ

2 - إذ قد رآني في شقا
أحبني ربُّ السما
فدانِيَ ابنُهُ الحبيبْ
قد فاق حبه العجيبْ
قد فاق حبه العجيبْ

3 - إنِ ابتغَتْ جُندُ العِدَى
منعِيَ عن طُرْقِ الهُدى
يهدي طريقي في المسيرْ
قد فاق حبه الشهيرْ
قد فاق حبه الشهيرْ

4 - إن جُزْتُ نهرَ الموت لا
أخشى الوبالَ المقبلا
فالرب لي نِعمَ المعينْ
قد فاق حبه الثمينْ
قد فاق حبه الثمينْ

5 - يُمناهُ تَهديني إلى
إرثٍ سعيدٍ في العُلا
فالشكرُ للفادي المجيدْ
قد فاق حبه الشديدْ
قد فاق حبه الشديدْ

Text Information

First Line: يا نفس قومي هللي
Original Language: English
Language: Arabic



First published anonymously in Henry Boyd's Select Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1793), DUKE STREET was credited to John Hatton (b. Warrington, England, c. 1710; d, St. Helen's, Lancaster, England, 1793) in William Dixon's Euphonia (1805). Virtually nothing is known about Hatton, its composer,…

Go to tune page >



The tune name ALLEIN GOTT derives from the opening words of Decius's rhymed text in High German. The tune was first published in Schumann's Geistliche Lieder. Decius adapted the tune from a tenth-century Easter chant for the Gloria text, beginning at the part accompanying the words "et in terra pax.…

Go to tune page >



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextPage Scan

ترانيم مسيحية #34

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.