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“O Anak Pengidup (With Fire We Test the Gold)” by Qurratul, Ruhiyyih & Verona

November 21, 2019, in Music > Studio Session, by

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with Qurratul Ayn Isau, Ruhiyyih Charlie and Verona Sebastian Lebang who sings “O Anak Pengidup (With Fire We Test the Gold)” in Iban, from the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 2019.

Lyrics & Quote

IBAN

O Anak Pengidup Anang Ngiruh Diri Empu Enggau Dunia Tu Laban Ngena Api Kami Nuji Emas Lalu Ngena Emas Kami Uji Ati Nembiak Kami

Baha’u’llah

ENGLISH

O SON OF BEING! Busy not thyself with this world, for with fire We test the gold, and with gold We test Our servants.

Baha’u’llah

Chords

G
O Anak Penghidup

D
Anand Ngiruh Diri Empu Enggau Dunia Tu

C, D, G, Em
Laban Ngena Api Kami Uji Emas

C, D, G
Lalu Ngena Emas Kami Uji Ati Nembiak Kami

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:

You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

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Jordan Raj

Jordan Raj is a comedian, content producer and third culture kid. Born in Australia and raised in the Czech Republic by parents with ambiguous eastern origins, he is grateful for his unique perspective as his brain grapples to embrace the world. With brief journeys into the spheres of singing, public speaking, high school teaching and magic, he loves all types of performance and loves creating humorous video content to share online. Jordan is known for the “What’s That Word?” Series on Baha’i Blog and a number of explainer videos on Baha’i Holy days which he co-created with his cousin Raj. Currently, Jordan is living in Germany with his wife, where he spends his time doing stand up comedy and producing the Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions series.
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