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14. Helga kviða Hundingsbana II (Hhund II) - 52

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Helga kviða Hundingsbana II

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The poetry here is not included in the skaldic edition but derives from other published editions.

1 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 1] — Hhund II 1

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Segðu Hemingi
að Helgi man
hvern i brynju
bragnar felldu.
Ér úlf gráan
inni höfðuð,
þar er Hamal hugði
Hundingur konungur."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
2 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 2] — Hhund II 2

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"Hvöss eru augu
í Hagals þýju;
er-a það karls ætt,
er á kvernum stendur,'
steinar rifna
stökkur lúður fyrir.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
3 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 3] — Hhund II 3

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Nú hefir hörð dæmi
hildingur þegið,
er vísi skal
valbygg [mala].
Heldur er sæmri
hendi þeirri
meðalkafli
en möndultré."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
4 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 4] — Hhund II 4

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"Það er lítil vá
þótt lúður þrumi
er mær konungs
möndul hrærir.
Hún skævaði
skýjum efri
og vega þorði
sem víkingar,
áður hana Helgi
höftu gerði.
Systir er hún þeirra
Sigars og Högna;
því hefir ötul augu
Ylfinga man."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
5 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 5] — Hhund II 5

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"Hverir láta fljóta
fley við bakka?
Hvar, hermegir,
heima eiguð?
Hvers bíðið ér
í Brunavogum?
Hvert lystir yður
leið að kanna?"

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
6 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 6] — Hhund II 6

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"Hamall lætur fljóta
fley við bakka,
eigum heima
í Hléseyju,
bíðum byrjar
í Brunavogum,
austur lystir oss
leið að kanna."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
7 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 7] — Hhund II 7

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"Hvar hefir þú, hilmir,
hildi vakta
eða gögl alin
Gunnar systra?
Hví er brynja þín
blóði stokkin?
Hví skal und hjálmum
hrátt kjöt eta?"

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
8 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 8] — Hhund II 8

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"Það vann næst nýs
niður Ylfinga
fyr vestan ver,
ef þig vita lystir,
er eg björnu tók
í Bragalundi
og ætt ara
oddum saddag.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
9 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 9] — Hhund II 9

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Nú er sagt, mær,
hvaðan sakar gerðust,
því var á legi mér
lítt steikt etið."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
10 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 10] — Hhund II 10

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"Víg lýsir þú,
varð fyr Helga
Hundingur konungur
hníga að velli.
Bar sókn saman
er sefa hefnduð
og busti blóð
á brimis eggjar."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
11 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 11] — Hhund II 11

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"Hvað vissir þú,
að þeir sé,
snót svinnhuguð,
er sefa hefnduð?
Margir eru hvassir
hildings synir
og ámunir
ossum niðjum."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
12 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 12] — Hhund II 12

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"Vark-a eg fjarri,
folks oddviti,
gær á morgun
grams aldurlokum.
Þó tel eg slægjan
Sigmundar bur,
er í valrúnum
vígspjöll segir.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
13 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 13] — Hhund II 13

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Leit eg þig um sinn fyrr
á langskipum,
þá er þú byggðir
blóðga stafna
og úrsvalar
unnir léku.
Nú vill dyljast
döglingur fyr mér,
en Högna mær
[Helga] kennir."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
14 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 14] — Hhund II 14

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Sótti Sigrún
sikling glaðan,
heim nam hún Helga
hönd að sækja,
kyssti og kvaddi
konung und hjálmi;
þá varð hilmi
hugur á vífi.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
15 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 15] — Hhund II 15

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Fyrr lést hún unna
af öllum hug
syni Sigmundar
en hún séð hafði.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
16 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 16] — Hhund II 16

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"Var eg Höðbroddi
í her föstnuð
en jöfur annan
eiga vildag.
Þó sjáumk, fylkir,
frænda reiði,
hefi eg míns föður
munráð brotið."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
17 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 17] — Hhund II 17

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Nam-a Högna mær
um hug mæla,
hafa kvaðst hún Helga
hylli skyldu.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
18 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 18] — Hhund II 18

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"Hirð eig þú
Högna reiði
né illan hug
ættar þinnar.
Þú skalt, mær ung,
að mér lifa;
ætt áttu, in góða,
er eg eigi sjáumk."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
19 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 19] — Hhund II 19

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"Hver er skjöldungur
sá er skipum stýrir,
lætur gunnfána
gullinn fyr stafni?
Þykkja mér friður
í fararbroddi,
verpur vígroða
um víkinga.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
20 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 20] — Hhund II 20

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"Hér má Höðbroddur
Helga kenna,
flótta trauðan
í flota miðjum.
Hann hefur eðli
ættar þinnar,
arf Fjörsunga,
und sig þrungið.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
21 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 21] — Hhund II 21

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"Því fyrr skulu
að Frekasteini
sáttir saman
um sakar dæma.
Mál er, Höðbroddur,
hefnd að vinna
ef vér lægra [h]lut
lengi bárum."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
22 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 22] — Hhund II 22

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"Fyrr muntu, Guðmundur,
geitur um halda
og bergskorar
brattar klífa,
hafa þér í hendi
heslikylfu.
Það er þér blíðara
en brimis dómar.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
23 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 23] — Hhund II 23

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"Þér er, Sinfjötli,
sæmra miklu
gunni að heyja
og glaða örnu
en ónýtum
orðum að deila,
þótt hildingar
heiftir deili.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
24 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 24] — Hhund II 24

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Þykki-t mér góðir
Granmars synir,
þó dugir siklingum
satt að mæla.
Þeir merkt hafa
á Móin[sheimum]
að hug hafa
hjörum að bregða;
eru hildingar
helsti snjallir.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
25 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 25] — Hhund II 25

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"Mun-a þér Sigrún
frá Sefafjöllum
Höðbroddur konungur,
hníga að armi.
Liðin er ævi
- oft náir hreifi [hrævi?]
gránstóð gríðar -
Granmars sona."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
26 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 26] — Hhund II 26

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"Er-at þér að öllu,
alvitur, gefið,
þó kveð eg nökkvi
nornir valda
féllu í morgun
að Frekasteini
Bragi og Högni,
varð eg bani þeirra.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
27 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 27] — Hhund II 27

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En að Styrkleifum
Starkaður konungur,
en að Hlébjörgum
Hrollaugs synir.
Þann sá eg gylfa
grimmúðgastan,
er barðist bolur,
var á brott höfuð.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
28 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 28] — Hhund II 28

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Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
29 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 29] — Hhund II 29

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"Huggastu, Sigrún,
Hildur hefir þú oss verið;
vinna-t skjöldungar sköpum."

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30 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 30] — Hhund II 30

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"Lifna mynda eg nú kjósa
er liðnir eru,
og knætta eg þér þó í faðmi felast."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
31 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 31] — Hhund II 31

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"Trauður em eg, systir,
trega þér að segja,
því að eg hefi nauðigur
nifti grætta;
féll í morgun
und Fjöturlundi
buðlungur sá er var
bestur í heimi
og hildingum
á hálsi stóð."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
32 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 32] — Hhund II 32

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"Þig skyli allir
eiðar bíta
þeir er Helga
hafðir unna
að inu ljósa
Leiftrar vatni
og að úrsvölum
unnar steini.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
33 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 33] — Hhund II 33

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Skríði-at það skip
er und þér skríði
þótt óskabyr
eftir leggist;
renni-a sá mar
er und þér renni
þóttú fjándur þína
forðast eigir.

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34 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 34] — Hhund II 34

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Bíti-a þér það sverð
er þú bregðir
nema sjálfum þér
syngvi um höfði.
Þá væri þér hefnt
Helga dauða
ef þú værir vargur
á viðum úti,
auðs andvani
og alls gamans,
hefðir eigi mat
nema á hræjum spryngir."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
35 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 35] — Hhund II 35

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"Ær ertu, systir,
og örvita
er þú bræður þínum
biður forskapa.
Einn veldur Óðinn
öllu bölvi
því að með sifjungum
sakrúnar bar.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
36 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 36] — Hhund II 36

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Þér býður bróðir
bauga rauða,
öll Vandilsvé
og Vígdali;
hafðu hálfan heim
harms að gjöldum,
brúður baugvarið
og burir þínir."

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37 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 37] — Hhund II 37

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"Sitk-a eg svo sæl
að Sefafjöllum
ár né um nætur
að eg una lífi
nema að liði lofðungs
ljóma bregði,
renni und vísa
Vígblær þinig,
gullbitli vanur,
knega eg grami fagna.

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38 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 38] — Hhund II 38

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Svo hafði Helgi
hrædda görva
fjándur sína alla
og frændur þeirra
sem fyr úlfi
óðar rynni
geitur af fjalli
geiskafullar.

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39 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 39] — Hhund II 39

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Svo bar Helgi
af hildingum
sem íturskapaður
askur af þyrni
eða sá dýrkálfur
döggu slunginn
er efri fer
öllum dýrum
og horn glóa
við himin sjálfan."

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40 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 40] — Hhund II 40

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"Þú skalt, Hundingur,
hverjum manni
fótlaug geta
og funa kynda,
hunda binda,
hesta gæta,
gefa svínum soð
áður sofa gangir."

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41 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 41] — Hhund II 41

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"Hvort eru það svik ein,
er eg sjá þykkjumst,
eða ragnarök,
ríða menn dauðir
er jóa yðra
oddum keyrið
eða er hildingum
heimför gefin?"

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
42 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 42] — Hhund II 42

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"Er-a það svik ein,
er þú sjá þykist,
né aldar rof
þóttú oss lítir,
þótt vér jóa óra
oddum keyrim,
né er hildingum
heimför gefin."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
43 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 43] — Hhund II 43

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"Út gakk þú, Sigrún
frá Sefafjöllum,
ef þig fólks jaðar
finna lystir.
Upp er haugur lokinn,
kominn er Helgi,
dólgspor dreyra,
döglingur bað þig
að þú sárdropa
svefja skyldir."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
44 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 44] — Hhund II 44

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"Nú em eg svo fegin
fundi okkrum
sem átfrekir
Óðins haukar
er val vitu,
varmar bráðir,
eða dögglitir
dagsbrún sjá.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
45 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 45] — Hhund II 45

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Fyrr vil eg kyssa
konung ólifðan
en þú blóðugri
brynju kastir.
Hár er þitt, Helgi,
hélu þrungið,
allur er vísi
valdögg sleginn,
hendur úrsvalar
Högna mági.
Hve skal eg þér, buðlungur,
þess bót um vinna?"

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
46 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 46] — Hhund II 46

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"Ein veldur þú, Sigrún
frá Sefafjöllum,
er Helgi er
harmdögg sleginn;
grætur þú, gullvarið,
grimmum tárum,
sólbjört, suðræn,
áður sofa gangir.
Hvert fellur blóðugt
á brjóst grami,
úrsvalt, innfjálgt,
ekka þrungið.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
47 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 47] — Hhund II 47

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Vel skulum drekka
dýrar veigar,
þótt misst hafim
munar og landa!
Skal engi maður
angurljóð kveða
þótt mér á brjósti
benjar líti.
Nú eru brúðir
byrgðar í haugi,
lofða dísir
hjá oss liðnum."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
48 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 48] — Hhund II 48

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"Hér hefi eg þér, Helgi,
hvílu görva
angurlausa mjög,
ylfinga niður.
Vil eg þér í faðmi,
fylkir, sofna
sem eg lofðungi
lifnum myndag."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
49 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 49] — Hhund II 49

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"Nú kveð eg einskis
örvænt vera
síð né snemma
að Sefafjöllum
er þú á armi
ólifðum sefur,
hvít, í haugi,
Högna dóttir,
og ertu kvik
in konungborna.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
50 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 50] — Hhund II 50

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Mál er mér að ríða
roðnar brautir,
láta fölvan jó
flugstíg troða;
skal eg fyr vestan
vindhjálms brúar
áður Salgófnir
sigurþjóð veki."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
51 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 51] — Hhund II 51

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"Kominn væri nú
ef koma hygði
Sigmundar bur
frá sölum Óðins;
kveð eg grams þinig
grænast vonir
er á asklimum
ernir sitja
og drífur drótt öll
draumþinga til."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
52 Vol. [not skaldic: Helga kviða Hundingsbana II 52] — Hhund II 52

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"Vertu eigi svo ær
að ein farir,
dís skjöldunga,
draughúsa til;
verða öflgari
allir á nóttum
dauðir dólgar, mær,
en um daga ljósa."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
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