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Un nombre existe que escuchar me agrada

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1 Un nombre existe que escuchr me agrada,
Y hablar me place del valor que encierra;
No hay otro nombre que en dulzura iguale
Sobre la tierra.

2 Él testifica del amor sublime
De quien muriendo libertad me ha dado,
Siendo su sangre redención perfecta
Por el pecado.

3 Que hay un amante corazón, me dice,
Que sentir puede mi dolor profundo;
Cual Él quien pueda compartir mis penas,
No hay en el mundo.

4 Él regocija mi doliente pecho,
Él de mis ojos desvanece el llanto,
Y dice al alma que confíe siempre
Libre de espano.

5 ¡Jesús, el nombre que escuchar me agrada!
¿Cuál de los santos, el valor que encierra
Nombre tan dulce,referir podría
Sobre la tierra?

Source: Culto Cristiano #30

Translator: Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars

Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars was born in Benisa, Spain, April 23, 1837. He attended seminary in Valencia, studying Hebrew and Greek, and was ordained as a priest. He fled to Gibraltar in 1863 due to religious persecution where he abandoned Catholicism. He worked as a teacher and as a translator. One of the works he translated was E.H. Brown's work on the thirty-nine articles of the Anglican Church, which was his introduction to Protestantism. He was a leader of a Spanish Reformed Church in Gibraltar. He continued as a leader in this church when he returned to Spain after the government of Isabel II fell, but continued to face legal difficulties. He then organized the Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church and was consecrated as bishop in 1894. He… Go to person page >

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Un nombre existe que escuchar me agrada
Translator: Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars
Author: Anonymous
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

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Cántico Nuevo #42

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Culto Cristiano #30

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El Himnario Evangelico #209

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El Himnario para el uso de las Iglesias Evangelicas de Habla Espanola en Todo el Mundo #72

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El Nuevo Himnario Evangelico para el uso de las Iglesias Evangelicas de Habla Espanol en Todo el Mundo #69

Himnario Metodista #69

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Himnario para uso de la Iglesia Cristiana Española #178

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