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يا رب ملجأ لنا

يا رب ملجأ لنا

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 - يا ربُّ ملجأً لنا
كنتَ على الدهورْ
دوراً فدوراً معَنا
يا أيها الغفورْ

2 - من قبلٌ أن أبدأْتَ هـ
ــذي الأرضَ والجبالْ
الله للآبادِ أنـ
ـت الخالقُ الآزالْ

3 - ألفٌ من السنينَ مِثـ
ـلُ أمسٍ في عينيكْ
وكهزيعٍ مَرَّ مِنْ
ليلٍ بدت لديكْ

4 - وعُمرُنا في الأرضِ إذْ
يقصُرُ أو يطولْ
يُزهِرُ كالعشبِ الغدا
ةَ في المسا يزولْ

5 - أيامُنا إحصاؤها
علِّمَنا الحكمهْ
إذ جلَبَتْ آثامُنا
سخطَكَ والنَّقمَهْ

6 - ونحنُ في أرضِ الفنا
ليس لنا قرارْ
وفي السما لنا البقا
وهْي حِمى الأبرارْ

7 - فارجِعْ كما كنتَ لنا
يا واهبَ النِّعمهْ
وأبهِجِ الأُلَى اهتَدوا
بالصفحِ والرَّحمهْ

Source: ترانيم مسيحية #248

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: يا رب ملجأ لنا
English Title: O God, Our Help in Ages Past
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: Arabic
Notes: Suggested tune: ST. ANNE, by William Croft
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