Dia vorto restas

Dia vorto restas

Author: H. W. Baker; Translator: Montagu C. Butler
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Dia vorto restas,
Nia gvido estas;
Lumas ĝi la vojon,
Donas puran ĝojon.

2. Meze de ĉagreno
Sonas ĝia beno;
Vorto de konsolo,
Sava Diparolo.

3. Trans ventega maro,
Nigra nubegaro,
Ĝia lum' direktas,
Voje nin protektas.

4. Fonto de plezuro,
Ĝojo sen mezuro,
Mino da trezoro
Por la simpla koro.

5. Dum la vivo restos,
Ĝi subtenos estos;
Plej konsola vorto,
Kiam venos morto.

6. Gvidu la influo
De la sanktinstruo,
Ĝis kun la Sinjoro
Restos ni en gloro.

Source: TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #90

Author: H. W. Baker

Baker, Sir Henry Williams, Bart., eldest son of Admiral Sir Henry Loraine Baker, born in London, May 27, 1821, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated, B.A. 1844, M.A. 1847. Taking Holy Orders in 1844, he became, in 1851, Vicar of Monkland, Herefordshire. This benefice he held to his death, on Monday, Feb. 12, 1877. He succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1851. Sir Henry's name is intimately associated with hymnody. One of his earliest compositions was the very beautiful hymn, "Oh! what if we are Christ's," which he contributed to Murray's Hymnal for the Use of the English Church, 1852. His hymns, including metrical litanies and translations, number in the revised edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern, 33 in all. These were cont… Go to person page >

Translator: Montagu C. Butler

Montagu Christie Butler, born 25 January 1884 in London, died 5 May 1970, was a British academic, librarian, lexicographer and musician. A winner of several prizes at the Royal Academy of Music in London, he was a harpist and a versatile music teacher skilled in playing various musical instruments, as well as a teacher of voice and of musical composition. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

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First Line: Dia vorto restas
English Title: Lord, thy word abideth
Author: H. W. Baker
Translator: Montagu C. Butler
Language: Esperanto


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