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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gamlkan Has 17VII/4 — dróttinn ‘Lord’

Hverr es greppr, sás gerra,
grunnúðigr, þér unna,
— slíkr hǫfum synða auki
sótt — heimstǫðu dróttinn.
Þú biðr ǫlð, en aðrir,
almáttigr guð, sátta,
ýta ferð at yrði
aldýr, sǫkum valda.

Hverr greppr, sás gerra unna þér, es grunnúðigr, dróttinn heimstǫðu; slíkr auki synða hǫfum sótt. Almáttigr guð, þú biðr ǫlð sátta, at ýta ferð yrði aldýr, en aðrir valda sǫkum.

Every man who does not love you is simple-minded, Lord of the world [= God]; such an increase of sins has visited us [me]. Almighty God, you ask mankind for settlement, so that the race of men [MANKIND] might become blessed, but others cause offences.



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