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Anon Lil 48VII

Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Lilja 48’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 618.

Anonymous PoemsLilja
474849

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Leiðan dreing að ljótum ráðum
lokkar hann, sá er Jésú manna,
yfirmorðinginn innan hirðar
Júdás nefndr, er óvænt stefndi.
Mildan guð við silfri seldi
sveitum þeim er Júðar heita,
fullum upp af grimdar galli;
grenjaði þjóstr í þeira brjóstum.

Hann lokkar leiðan dreing að ljótum ráðum; sá er yfirmorðinginn manna Jésú innan hirðar, nefndr Júdás, er óvænt stefndi. Seldi mildan guð við silfri þeim sveitum, er heita Júðar, fullum upp af galli grimdar; þjóstr grenjaði í þeira brjóstum.
 
‘He entices a nasty fellow to an ugly plan; he is the chief murderer of the men of Jesus from within his retinue, called Judas, who was on a desperate course. He sold the gentle God for silver to those people who are called Jews, filled with the gall of bitterness; rancour howled in their breasts.

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Skj: Eysteinn Ásgrímsson, Lilja 48: AII, 379, BII, 403, Skald II, 220, NN §1525.

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