On ðam ylcan gemete ðe gé metaþ, eów byþ gemeten
qua mensura mensi fueritis, remetietur vobis,
- Mt. Bos. 7, 2: Mk. Bos. 4, 24: Lk. Bos. 6, 38.
God ðú ðe heofen mid honda gemettest and eorðan on ðínre fyst betýndest
God thou who has meted heaven with thy hand and enclosed the earth in thy fist[cf. Isaiah 40, 12], St. And. 47, 2.
And his cwén mid him medo-stíg gemæt
and his queen with him measured the mead way [way to the mead-hall],
- Beo. Th. 1852; B. 924.
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