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HEOFON

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
HEOFON, heofen, heofun, hefon, heben, hiofon, es; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§92; §221; §222; §285; §288; §293; §338; §341; §563;
HEAVEN; cælum
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  • Heofon and heofuna heofun and eorþe and ealle ða þing ðe sind on him sind Drihtnes

    the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the Lord's, the earth with all that therein is,

      Deut. 10, 14.
  • Heofen and eorþe síde sǽflódas

    cæli et terra, mare,

      Ps. Th. 68, 35.
  • Heofon and hel

    heaven and hell,

      Exon. 31 a; Th. 97, 17; Cri. 1592.
  • Heben til hrófe

    heaven for a roof,

      Swt. A. S. Rdr. 195, 13.
  • Heofonas god

    the god of heaven,

      Hy. 3, 58; Hy. Grn. ii. 282, 58: Andr. Kmbl. 3000; An. 1503.
  • Hiofones leóhtes beorhto

    the brightness of the light of heaven,

      Bt. Met. Fox 21, 77; Met. 21, 39.
  • Of hefene

    from heaven,

      Beo. Th. 3146; B. 1571.
  • Mid his worde synt getrymede heofonas

    verbo Domini cæli firmati sunt,

      Ps. Th. 32, 5.
  • Ðá wǽron fullfremode heofenas and eorþe

    the heavens and the earth were finished,

      Gen. 2, 1.
  • Heofona ríce

    regnum cælorum,

      Mt. Kmbl. 13, 24.
  • Of heofonum ðe of mannum

    e cælo an ex hominibus,

      21, 25.
  • Gif ic on heofenas up ástíge

    si ascendero in cælum,

      Ps. Th. 138, 6.
Etymology
[O. Sax. heƀan and himil: Icel. hifinn and himinn: Goth. himins: O. Frs. himul, himel: O. H. Ger. himil cælum, lacunar: Ger. himmel.]
Similar entries
v. Grmm. D. M. 661.
Linked entries
v.  heben heofen hiofon heofon-hús.
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  • HEOFON, n.