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wiþer-coren

  • adjective
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Grammar
wiþer-coren, adj. (ptcpl. ).
reprobate, wicked
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  • Elles wiðercoren hé is, líchamlícere wrace hé sig underþeód

    sin autem improbus est, vindicte corporali subdatur,

      R. Ben. Interl. 56, 2.
  • For ðissum lǽnan lífe ðæt unlǽne, for ðyssum ungecorenum (wiðercorenum,

    v. l.

    ) ðæt gecorene,
      Wulfst. 264, 19.
  • Ðæt yfel wræc cóme ofer ða wiþércorenan (

    improbos

    ),
      Bd. 1, 14; S. 482, 41 note.
rejected from heaven,
reprobate as opposed to elect
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  • Ðæt ða gecorenan ðý geleáffulran wǽron; and ða wiðercorenan náne beládunge nabbaþ,

      Homl. Th. i. 406, 35: ii. 568, 33.
  • Ðǽr beóð feówer werod æt ðam dóme, twá gecorenra manna, and twá wiðercorenra, i. 396, 17: 332,

      23, 29: 536, 32.
  • Sam ðe gecorenra tó reste, sam ðe wiþercorenra tó deáþe

    siue electorum ad requiem, siue reproborum ad mortem,

      Scint. 226, 14.
Etymology
[Cf. O. H. Ger. widar-kiusan reprobare.]
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v. wiþ-coren.
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v.  wiþ-coren.
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