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scippan

  • verb [ strong ]
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Grammar
scippan, scieppan, sceppan; p. scóp, sceóp; pp. sceapen, scepen.
Wright's OE grammar
§47; §73; §128; §181; §240; §254; §258; §272; §312; §510;
to shape, form
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  • Ic hiwige oððe scyppe

    fingo.

      Ælfc. Gr. 28, 5; Som. 31, 61.
to create (of the act of the Deity)
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  • Ðú scyppest eorþan ansýne

    renovabis faciem terrae,

      Ps. Th. 103, 28.
  • Ælmihtig fæder ðe ða scíran gesceaft sceópe and worhtest,

      Hy. 10, 2.
  • Waldend scóp wudige móras,

      Exon. Th. 193, 1; Az. 120: 132, 1; Gú. 466.
  • Ðá hé Adam sceóp,

      Cd. Th. 77, 21; Gen. 1278.
  • Swá gód Sceoppend rihtlíce sceóp eall ðæt hé sceóp,

      Bt. 39, 2; Fox 214, 12.
  • Heortan clǽne scyp (

    crea

    ) on mé,
      Ps. Lamb. 50, 12.
  • God gesceóp ealle gesceafta, and deófol náne gesceafta scyppan ne mæg,

      Homl. Th. i. 102, 1.
  • Hé (

    God

    ) selcúðe syððan scyppan nolde,
      Hexam. 12; Norm. 20, 15.
  • Ic scyppendum wuldorcyninge hýrde, rícum dryhtne,

      Exon. Th. 453, 16; Hy. 4, 15.
  • Hé bebeád and sceapene synd

    ipse mandavit, et creata sunt,

      Ps. Spl. 32, 9.
to shape for one (dat.) as his fate (acc.), to assign as a person's lot. v. ge-sceap
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  • Scóp

    censebat,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 19, 28: 91, 1.
  • Unc Dryhten scóp síþ ætsomne,

      Exon. Th. 494, 3; Rä. 82, 2.
  • God monna cræfias sceóp and scyrede ǽghwylcum on eorþan eormencynnes,

      332, 34; Vy. 95.
  • Ðá sceóp freá ælmihtig fágum wyrme wíde síþas,

      Cd. Th. 55, 32; Gen. 903: 110, 21; Gen. 1841.
  • Hú him weorðe geond woruld wídsíþ sceapen,

      Salm. Kmbl. 744; Sal. 371.
  • Ðǽr eów is hám sceapen,

      Exon. Th. 142, 25; Cri. 649.
  • Wæs sió wróht scepen wið Hugas, Beo. Th. 5819; B. 2913. III a. to destine, adjudge a person (acc.) to anything :-- Sceóp and scyrede Scyppend úre oferhídig cyn engla of heofnum

    our Creator adjudged the presumptuous race of angels to banishment from heaven,

      Cd. Th. 5, 1; Gen. 65.
  • Ic eom wiht on gewin sceapen I am a creature destined to strife, Exon. Th. 400, 15; Rä. 21, 1: 405, 14: Rä. 24, 2. III b. in the phrases naman or tó naman scippan to give a name :-- Him se pápa Petrus tó noman scóp

    cui papa Petri nomen imposuerat,

      Bd. 5, 7; S. 620, 43.
  • Scóp him Heort naman,

      Beo. Th. 157; B. 78.
  • Se apostol sceóp ðære cyrcan naman 'resurrectio,' Homl. Th. ii. 474, 33.
  • Ríce menn sceópon heora bearnum naman be him sylfum, i. 478, 9.
  • Sceópan,

      Shrn. 47, 26.
  • Géfægniaþ ðæt gé móton sceppan ðone naman,

      Bt. 16, 3; Fox 56, 24.
Etymology
[Goth. skapjan: O. Sax. skeppian: O. Frs. skeppa: O. H. Ger. scepfen, skeffen: Icel. skepja. Cf. also O. H. Ger. scaffan: Icel. skapa.]
Similar entries
v. á-, for-, ge-scippan, -sceppan.
Linked entries
v.  sceppan scipian scyppan.
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