The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Fragments of Psalms: Psalm 102


Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Benedic, anima mea, domino, et omnia interiora mea nomen sanctum eius.
Bletsa, mine sawle,         bliðe drihten,
and eall min inneran         his þone ecan naman.
Benedic, anima mea, domino, et noli obliuisci omnes retributiones eius.
Bletsige, mine sawle,         bealde drihten,
ne wilt ðu ofergeotul         æfre weorðan

5

ealra goda         þe he ðe ær dyde.
Qui propitiatur omnibus iniquitatibus tuis, qui sanat omnes languores tuos.
He þinum mandædum         miltsade eallum
and ðine adle         ealle gehælde.
Qui redemit de interitu uitam tuam, qui sanat in bonis desiderium tuum.
Se alysde þin lif         leof of forwyrde,
fylde þinne willan         fægere mid gode.

10

Qui coronat te in miseratione et misericordia; renouabitur sicut aquile iuuentus tua.
He ðe gesigefæste         soðre mildse
and ðe mildheorte         mode getrymede;
eart ðu edniwe         earne gelicost
on geoguðe nu         gleaw geworden.

 

 

 

 


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