The Paris Psalter: Psalm 127

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Eadige syndon ealle     þe him ecne god
drihten ondrædað,     and his gedefne weg
on hyra lifes tid     lustum gangað.
Þonne þu þines gewinnes     wæstme byrgest,
5etest oretes,     and þu eadig leofast,
and þe wel weorðeð     on wynburgum.
Beoð þines wifes     welan gelice,
swa on wingearde     weaxen berigean,
and on þines huses     hwommum genihtsum.
10Synd þine bearn swylce     samed anlicast,
swa elebeamas     æþele weaxen,
ymb þinne beod utan     blæda standen.
Efne swa bið gebletsad     beorna æghwylc
mann on moldan     þe him metodes ege
15on his dædum     drihten forhtað.
þe of Sionbeorge     swylce drihten
bealde bletsige,     and þu bruce eac
on Hierusalem     goda gehwylces
ealle lange dagas     lifes þines.
20And þu þinra bearna     bearn sceawige,
geseo samed gangan     sibb ofer Israhel.