The Paris Psalter: Psalm 56

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Miltsa min, god,     and me milde weorð,
forþon min sawel on þe     swyðe getryweð,
and ic on fægerum scuan     fiðera ðinra
gewicie,     oðþæt gewite forð
5and unriht me     eall beglide.
Heonan ic cleopige     to heahgode
and to wealdendgode,     ðe me wel dyde.
He þa of heofenum     hider onsende
þe me alysde,     laþum wiðferede,
10sealde on edwit     þe me ær trædan.
Sende mihtig god     his milde gehigd
and his soðfæst mod     samod ætgædere,
and mine sawle     sona alysde
of leon hwelpum     reðe gemanan;
15wæs ic slæpende     sare gedrefed.
Synd me manna bearn     mihtigum toðum
wæpenstrælas,     þa me wundedon;
wæron hyra tungan getale     teonan gehwylcre
and to yfele gehwam     ungemet scearpe.
20Ahefe þe ofer heofenas,     halig drihten;
is wuldur ðin     wide and side
ofer ðas eorþan     ealle mære.
Fotum heo minum     fæcne grine
grame gearwodon,     and geornlice
25mine sawle     swyðe onbigdon.
Hi deopne seað     dulfon widne,
þær ic eagum     on locade,
and hi on ðone ylcan     eft gefeollan.
Gearo is min heorte     þæt ic gode cweme;
30gearo is min heorte     þæt ic gode swylce
sealmas singe,     soðword sprece.
Aris, wuldur min,     wynpsalterium,
and ic on ærmergene     eac arise
and min hearpe     herige drihten.
35Ic þe on folcum     frine drihten
ecne andete,     eac geond þeode
sealmas singe     swiðe geneahhige.
Forðon þin mildheortnes     is mycel wið heofenas,
is ðin soðfæstnes     swylce wið wolcnum.
40Ahafen þu eart ofer heofenas,     halig drihten;
is ofer ealle     eorðan swylce
þines wuldres wlite     wide and side.