The Paris Psalter: Psalm 147

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Herige Hierusalem     georne drihten,
here þu, Sion, swylce     þinne soðne god.
Forþon he getrymede     wið teonhete,
þæt þu þine doru mihtest     bedon fæste,
5and gebletsade     bearna æghwylc
þe on innan þe     ahwær wæren.
He þine gemæru     gemiclade,
þu on utlandum     ahtest sibbe,
and þe gesadade     mid þy selestan
10hwætecynnes     holde lynde.
He his spræce hider     spowendlice
on þas eorðan     ærest sendeð,
and his word yrneð     wundrum sniome.
He snaw sendeð     samed anlice
15swa þu wulle flys     wolcnum bringe,
and þone toweorpeð     wide swa æscean.
He his cristallum     cynnum sendeð
swylc swa hlafgebrece     of heofonwolcnum;
for andwlitan celes     þær ænig ne mæg
20him standan     stiðe mode.
He his word sendeð     þuruh windes gast;
blaweð beorhtlice,     burnan floweð
and to wætere     weorðeð sniome.
He his word eac     ær mid wisdome
25godum Iacobe     geara foresægde,
and Israhele     eac his domas.
Ne dyde he ahwær swa     eldran cynne,
þæt he him his domas     digle gecydde.