The Paris Psalter: Psalm 148

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Heriað ge on heofenum     hælend drihten,
heriað hlude     on heanessum.
Heriað hine ealle     engla ðreatas,
lofige hine swylce     eall his leodmægen.
5Herigen hine swylce     sunna and mona,
æghwylc steorra     and þæt æðele leoht.
Heofenas hine heofena     herian georne,
and þa wæter swylce     ðe ofer wolcnum synt
on heofenhame,     herigen drihten.
10Forðon he sylfa cwæð,     sona wærun
wræclice geworht     wætera ðryþe,
and gesceapene wærun,     þa he sylfa het.
Þa he on ecnesse     eall staðelade
and on worulda woruld     wolde healdan;
15he sette bebod,     syþþan heo þæt heoldon.
Herigen dracan swylce     drihten of eorðan,
and ealle neowelnessa     herian naman drihtnes.
Fyr, forst, hægel     and gefeallen snaw,
is and yste,     ealra gastas
20þe his word willað     wyrcean georne,
Muntas and geswyru,     micle beamas,
þa þe mæst and wæstm     mannum bringað,
and on eallum cedrum     ciið alæded,
Deor and neat,     do þæt sniome;
25nifle nædran cynn     be naman ealle,
and fugla cynn     fiðerum gescyrped,
Eorðcyningas eac     ealle swylce
þe folcum her     fore wisien
and ealdormen     ahwær syndan,
30and ealle þe þas eorþan     ahwær demeð.
Beon ge, hægestealdas     and glade fæmnan,
ealde and geonge     ealle ætsamne;
herian naman drihtnes     mid neodlofe.
Forþon his anes nama     ofer ealle is
35ahafen healice     hæleða ealra;
is upp ahafen     his andetness
heah ofer myclum     heofone and eorðan.
He horn hefeð     holdes folces,
he lofe leohteð     leofe þa halgan;
40wese awa frið     on Israhela
fælum folce,     and hi forð heonan
on his neaweste     neode wunian.