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يا نفس قومي هللي

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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 وادي الموتِ 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

Source: كتاب الترانيم الروحية للكنائس الإنجيلية #238

Author: Samuel Medley

Medley, Samuel, born June 23, 1738, at Cheshunt, Herts, where his father kept a school. He received a good education; but not liking the business to which he was apprenticed, he entered the Royal Navy. Having been severely wounded in a battle with the French fleet off Port Lagos, in 1759, he was obliged to retire from active service. A sermon by Dr. Watts, read to him about this time, led to his conversion. He joined the Baptist Church in Eagle Street, London, then under the care of Dr. Gifford, and shortly afterwards opened a school, which for several years he conducted with great success. Having begun to preach, he received, in 1767, a call to become pastor of the Baptist church at Watford. Thence, in 1772, he removed to Byrom Street, Liv… Go to person page >

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 >

Text Information

First Line: يا نفس قومي هللي
English Title: Awake, My Soul, to Joyful Lays
Author: Samuel Medley
Translator: اسعد الشدودي
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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