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Гӓд ӓв aӱӑ фɑҙӑз, нӑӱн ӓв ӑӱлд,

Лӧд ӑӱвӑр aӱӑ фɑфләң хйuмӑн рёс,

Бӥнiҫ хuз iтɜнл лӧ в̈i хӑӱлд

Дӑмӥнйӑн ӑӱвӑ ләнд әнд спёс -

Лӧд гӓд ӓв нёшӑнз, йuнaӥт әс йɛт,

Бaӥ ҙaӥ лӧ, ҙi ессене мӓрӑл ёбiсi ӓв ҙӑ фрi

Лɛст в̈i фӑгɛт - лɛст в̈i фӑгɛт!

Фɑ-кӧлд aӱӑ нёвiз мɛлт ӑв̈ё,

Ӓн дйuн әнд хɛдлӑнд сӥңкс ҙӑ фaӥӑ:

Гӓн ӥз ӧл aӱӑ пӓмп ӓв йɛстӑдё,

Гӓн в̈ӥҙ нӥнӥвӑ әнд тaӥӑ.

Лӧд гӓд ӓв нёшӑнз, йuнaӥт әс йɛт,

Бaӥ ҙaӥ лӧ, ҙӑ мӓрӑл ёбiсi ӓв ҙӑ фрi

Лɛст в̈i фӑгɛт - лɛст в̈i фӑгɛт!

Ҙӑ тйuмәлт әнд ҙӑ шaӱтӥң дaӥз:

Ҙӑ кәптӥнз әнд ҙӑ кӥңз дӥпɑт:

Стӥл стәндз йӧр ёншӑнт сәкрӥфaӥс,

Ӑ хәмбл әнд ӑ кӑрёʤӑс хɑт.

Лӧд гӓд ӓв нёшӑнз, йuнaӥт әс йɛт,

бaӥ ҙaӥ лӧ, ҙӑ мӓрӑл ёбiсi ӓв ҙӑ фрi

Лɛст в̈i фӑгɛт - лɛст в̈i фӑгɛт!

Ӥф, дрәңк в̈ӥҙ сaӥт ӓв пaӱӑ, в̈i шӱд лuс,

Вaӥлд тәңз ҙәт хәв нӓт йu ӥн ӧ,

Сәʧ бӑӱстӥңз әз смӧл ʧӥлдрӑн йuз,

Ӧ гӓдлӥс бiстс ˌaӱтсaӥд ҙaӥ лӧ!

Лӧд гӓд ӓв нёшӑнз, йuнaӥт әс йɛт,

Бaӥ ҙaӥ лӧ, ҙӑ мӓрӑл ɛсiн ӓв ҙӑ фрi

Лɛст в̈i фӑгɛт - лɛст в̈i фӑгɛт!

Фӧ фuлӥш хɑт ҙәт пӱтс ӥтс трәст

Ӥн мәнмёд тйuб әнд aӥӑн шɑп,

Ӧл пɑсӥң дәст ҙәт бӥлдз ӓн дәст,

Әнд гɑдӥң ӥт, кӧлз нӓт йu тu гɑд.

Фӧ фрәнтӥк бӑӱст әнд фuлӥш в̈ɜд -

Хәв мɜсi ӓн ҙaӥ пiпл, лӧд!

Ӑ мән әнд нӓт ӑ мәңкi, ӑ мән! ɑмɛн.

Hint 1:

This is an English cypher.

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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling! You don't need to give a hint immediately with the question - most people generally hold off on those until a day or two after the puzzle is shared. $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Sep 20 at 6:48
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    $\begingroup$ In this case, though, it helps to know the language intended for the solution. $\endgroup$ – Lawrence Sep 20 at 7:25
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This appears to be

a rough phonetic substitution cipher of English, using Cyrillic letters for their phonetic values where possible (and what appear to be a few regular IPA letters).

The poem is

"God Our Eternal Father", from Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps: an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's Recessional. It appears to be printed on some of their soap bottles; a PDF of one of the labels can be found here, with the text of the poem in the upper left.

The full text of the poem is:

God of our fathers, known of old,
Lord over our far-flung human race,
Beneath whose eternal law we hold
Dominion over land and space -
Lord God of nations, unite us yet,
By thy law, the Essene Moral ABC of the free
Lest we forget - lest we forget!
Far-called our navies melt away,
On dune and headland sinks the fire:
Gone is all our pomp of yesterday,
Gone with Nineveh and Tyre.
Lord God of nations, unite us yet,
By thy law, the Moral ABC of the free
Lest we forget - lest we forget!
The tumult and the shouting dies:
The captains and the kings depart:
Still stands your ancient sacrifice,
A humble and a courageous heart.
Lord God of nations, unite us yet,
By thy law, the Moral ABC of the free
Lest we forget - lest we forget!
If, drunk with sight of power, we should loose,
Wild tongues that have not you in awe,
Such boastings as small children use,
Or Godless beasts outside thy law!
Lord God of nations, unite us yet,
By thy law, the Moral ABC of the free
Lest we forget - lest we forget!
For foolish heart that puts its trust
In manmade tube and iron sharp,
All passing dust that builds on dust,
And guarding it, calls not You to guard.
For frantic boast and foolish word -
Have mercy on thy People, Lord!
A man and not a monkey, a man! Amen.

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  • $\begingroup$ Great! Do you speak a Cyrillic language? I chose that poem because it’s not well known. $\endgroup$ – Galactic Sep 20 at 8:06
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    $\begingroup$ @Galactic No, I don't, but I know the script decently well. (Enough to get the consonants you used translated, along with a few vowels, and then figure out enough of the words to find the poem.) $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Sep 20 at 8:14

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