The Paris Psalter: Psalm 53

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

On þinum þam haligan naman,     gedo me halne, god;
alys me fram laðum     þurh þin leofe mægen.
God, min gebed     gearuwe gehyre,
and earum onfoh     min agen word.
5Forþam me fremde oft     facne gestodon,
sohtan mine sawle     swiðe strange,
and na heom god setton     gleawne on gesyhðe.
Efne me þonne god     gleawe fultumeð,
is andfengea     ece drihten
10sawle minre;     he me swican ne wile.
Afyr me fæcne yfel     feonda minra,
and hi soðfæst toweorp     syððan wide.
Ic ðe lustum     lace cweme,
and naman þinne     niode swylce
15geara andette,     forðon ic hine goodne wat.
Forþon þu me alysdest,     lifes ealdor,
of earfoðum     eallum symble,
ealle mine fynd     eagum ofersawe.