Ic gelýfe ðæt hit from Gode cóme, bróht from his bysene, ðæs mé ðes boda sægde wǽrum wordum, Cd. Th. 42, 31; Gen. 681. [The word, found here only, if at all, occurs in that part of the Genesis, which seems to show Old Saxon influence, and the phrase
wǽrum wordummay be the equivalent of that found often in the
- Héliand, e. g.
- But perhaps wærum (v. wær,
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- wǽr, adj.