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beofian

  • verb [ weak ]
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beofian, p. ode; pp. od
To tremble, quake, be moved; tremere, contremere, commoveri
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  • Beofaþ eal beorhte gesceaft

    all the bright creation shall tremble,

      Exon. 116 b Th. 448, 22; Dóm. 58.
  • Seó eorþe beofode

    the earth trembled,

    24 b;
      Th. 70, 27; Cri. 1145.
  • Beofaþ middangeard

    the mid-earth shall quake,

    20 b;
      Th. 55, 12; Cri. 882.
  • For his ansýne sceal eorþe beofian

    commoveatur a facie ejus universa terra,

      Ps. Th. 95, 9 : 103, 30.
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v. bifian.
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v.  a-beofian beaftan.
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