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Anon Pét 52VII/8 — heiðrs ‘of glory’

Giekk að nóni nökkur,
nær miskunnar tærir
mustari; mann sá næsta*
meiddan; fjár sier beiddi.
‘Penning ág til aungvan,
auðsýtir, þier býta;
vertu heill’, kvað hittir
heiðrs jafn, ‘í guðs nafni’.

Að nóni giekk tærir miskunnar nökkur nær mustari; sá næsta* meiddan mann; beiddi fjár sier. ‘Ág aungvan penning til, auðsýtir, býta þier; vertu heill í guðs nafni’, kvað jafn hittir heiðrs.

At the ninth hour the giver of mercy [APOSTLE] walked somewhere near the temple; he saw a severely maimed man [who] asked for money for himself. ‘I have no coin, wealth-yearner [POOR MAN], to give you; be well in God’s name’, said the righteous finder of glory [APOSTLE].

readings

[8] heiðrs: heiðrir 621

notes

[8] heiðrs ‘of glory’: Ms. ‘heidrir’. With Finnur Jónsson’s emendation, hittir heiðrs (Skj B), cf. LP: dáð- / dyrðhittir; Meissner, 388-91.

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