The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

The Paris Psalter: Psalm 66


Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Miltsa us, mihtig drihten,      and us on mode eac
gebletsa nu;      beorhte leohte
þinne andwlitan,      and us on mode weorð
þuruh þine mycelnesse      milde and bliðe.

5

And we þæs on eorðan      andgyt habbað,
ure wegas wide      geond þas werðeode
on þinre hælo      healdan motan.
Folc þe andette;      þu eart fæle god,
and þe andetten      ealle þeoda.

10

Hæbbe þæs gefean      folca æghwylc
and blissien      bealde þeoda,
þæs þe þu hi on rihtum      rædum demest
and eorðbuende      ealle healdest.
Folc þe andetten      fælne drihten

15

and þe andetten      ealle þeoda.
Ge him eorðe syleð      æþele wæstme;
gebletsige us      bliðe drihten
and user god      eac bletsige;
hæbbe his egesan eall      eorþan gemæru.

 

 


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