The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Fragments of Psalms: Psalm 89


Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Conuertere, domine, aliquantulum, et deprecabilis esto super seruos tuos.
Gehweorf us hwæthwygu,         halig drihten;
wes ðinum scealcum         wel eaðbene.
Respice in seruos tuos et in opera tua, domine, et dirige filios eorum.
Geseoh þine scealcas         swæsum eagum,
and on þin agen weorc,         ece drihten,

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and heora bearn gerece         bliðum mode.
Et sit splendor domini dei nostri super nos, et opera manuum nostrarum dirige super nos, et opus manuum nostrarum dirige.
Wese us beorhtnys ofer         bliðan drihtnes,
ures þæs godan godes         georne ofer ealle;
gerece ure handgeweorc         heah ofer usic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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