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« on: November 03, 2011, 02:37:24 PM »

I wanted to ask if anyone knows this hymn, and where its origins are.  I used to think it was an Arabic hymn created by Maronites.  Then I see this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6aIEHPM2mw

Is this a translation from Arabic, or is this an actual Syriac Orthodox hymn?
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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2011, 03:00:41 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2011, 02:40:48 PM »

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