The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Fragments of Psalms: Psalm 118


Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Uiuet anima mea et laudabit te, et iudicia tua adiuuabunt me.
Leofað sawul min         and ðe lustum hereð,
and me þine domas         dædum fultumiað.
Erraui sicut ouis que perierat; require seruum tuum, domine, quia mandata tua non sum oblitus.
Ic gedwelede         swa þæt dysige sceap,
þæt ðe forwurðan         wolde huru;

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la, sec þinne esne         elne, drihten,
forðon ic ðinra beboda ne forgeat         beorhtra æfre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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