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ed. not skaldic;

7. Hymiskviða (Hym) - 39

Hymiskviða

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

1 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 1] — Hym 1

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Ár valtívar 
veiðar námu, 
ok sumblsamir, 
áðr saðir yrði. 
Hristu teina 
ok á hlaut sá: 
fundu þeir at Ægis 
ørkost hvera. 

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2 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 2] — Hym 2

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Sat bergbúi 
barnteitr fyrir, 
mjök glíkr megi 
Miskorblinda. 
Leit í augu 
Yggs barn í þrá: 
"Þú skalt ásum 
opt sumbl gøra!"

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3 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 3] — Hym 3

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Önn fekk jötni 
orðbæginn halr, 
hugði at hefndum 
hann næst við goð. 
Bað hann Sifjar ver 
sér fœra hver: 
"þanns ek öllum öl 
yðr of heita!" 

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X; mss: R
 
4 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 4] — Hym 4

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Né þat máttu 
mærir tívar 
ok ginnregin 
of geta hvergi, 
unz af tryggðum 
Týr Hlórriða 
ástráð mikit 
einum sagði: 

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5 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 5] — Hym 5

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"Býr fyr austan 
Élivága 
hundvíss Hymir 
at himins enda. 
Á minn faðir 
móðugr ketil, 
rúmbrugðinn hver, 
rastar djúpan."

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6 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 6] — Hym 6

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"Veiztu, ef þiggjum 
þann lögvelli?" 
"Ef, vinr, vélar 
vit gørvum til!"

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7 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 7] — Hym 7

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Fóru drjúgum 
dag þann fram 
Ásgarði frá, 
unz til Egils kvómu. 
Hirði hann hafra 
horngöfgasta; 
hurfu at höllu 
er Hymir átti. 

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8 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 8] — Hym 8

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Mögr fann ömmu 
mjök leiða sér, 
hafði höfða 
hundruð níu. 
En önnur gekk 
algullin fram, 
brúnhvít, bera 
bjórveig syni. 

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9 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 9] — Hym 9

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"Áttniðr jötna, 
ek viljak ykkr, 
hugfulla tvá, 
und hvera setja. 
Er minn fríi 
mörgu sinni 
gløggr við gesti, 
görr illz hugar."

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10 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 10] — Hym 10

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En váskapaðr 
varð síðbúinn, 
harðráðr Hymir, 
heim af veiðum. 
Gekk inn í sal, 
glumðu jöklar, 
var karls, er kom, 
kinnskógr frørinn. 

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11 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 11] — Hym 11

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"Ver þú heill, Hymir, 
í hugum góðum! 
Nú er sonr kominn 
til sala þinna, 
sá er vit vættum 
af vegi löngum. 
Fylgir hánum 
Hróðrs andskoti, 
vinr verliða: 
Véurr heitir sá. 

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12 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 12] — Hym 12

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Séðu, hvar sitja 
und salar gafli, 
svá forða sér, 
stendr súl fyrir!" 
Sundr stökk súla 
fyr sjón jötuns, 
en áðr í tvau 
áss brotnaði. 

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13 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 13] — Hym 13

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Stukku átta, 
en einn af þeim, 
hverr harðsleginn, 
heill af þolli. 
Fram gengu þeir, 
en forn jötunn 
sjónum leiddi 
sinn andskota. 

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14 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 14] — Hym 14

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Sagðit hánum 
hugr vel þá er hann sá 
gýgjar grœti 
á gólf kominn. 
Þar vóru þjórar 
þrír of teknir, 
bað senn jötunn 
sjóða ganga.

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15 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 15] — Hym 15

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Hvern létu þeir 
höfði skemra 
ok á seyði 
síðan báru. 
Át Sifjar verr, 
áðr sofa gengi, 
einn með öllu 
øxn tvá Hymis. 

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16 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 16] — Hym 16

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Þótti hárum 
Hrungnis spjalla 
verðr Hlórriða 
vel fullmikill: 
"Munum at apni 
öðrum verða 
við veiðimat 
vér þrír lifa!"

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17 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 17] — Hym 17

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Véurr kvaz vilja 
á vág róa, 
ef ballr jötunn 
beitur gæfi. 
"Hverfðu til hjarðar, 
ef þú hug trúir, 
brjótr berg-Dana, 
beitur sækja! 

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18 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 18] — Hym 18

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Þess vænti ek, 
at þér munit 
ögn af oxa 
auðfeng vera." 
Sveinn sýsliga 
sveif til skógar, 
þar er uxi stóð 
allsvartr fyrir.

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19 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 19] — Hym 19

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Braut af þjóri 
þurs ráðbani 
hátún ofan 
horna tveggja. 
"Verk þykkja þín 
verri miklu 
kjóla valdi 
en þú kyrr sitir."

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20 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 20] — Hym 20

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Bað hlunngota 
hafra dróttinn 
áttrunn apa 
útarr fœra, 
en sá jötunn 
sína talði 
litla fýsi 
at róa lengra.

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21 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 21] — Hym 21

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Dró mærr Hymir 
móðugr hvali 
einn á öngli 
upp senn tvá, 
en aptr í skut 
Óðni sifjaðr 
Véurr við vélar 
vað gørði sér. 

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22 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 22] — Hym 22

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Egndi á öngul 
sá er öldum bergr, 
orms einbani, 
uxa höfði. 
Gein við agni 
sú er goð fjá 
umgjörð neðan 
allra landa.

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23 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 23] — Hym 23

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Dró djarfliga 
dáðrakkr Þórr 
orm eitrfán 
upp at borði. 
Hamri kníði 
háfjall skarar 
ofljótt ofan 
úlfs hnitbróður.

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24 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 24] — Hym 24

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Hreingálkn hrutu, 
en hölkn þutu, 
fór in forna 
fold öll saman. 
Søkðiz síðan 
sá fiskr í mar. 

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25 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 25] — Hym 25

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Óteitr jötunn, 
er þeir aptr reru, 
svá at ár Hymir 
ekki mælti, 
veifði hann ræði 
veðrs annars til. 

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26 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 26] — Hym 26

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"Mundu um vinna 
verk hálft við mik, 
at þú heim hvali 
haf til bœjar, 
eða flotbrúsa 
festir okkarn?"

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27 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 27] — Hym 27

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Gekk Hlórriði, 
greip á stafni, 
vatt með austri 
upp lögfáki 
einn með árum 
ok austskotu, 
bar hann til bœjar 
brimsvín jötuns, 
ok holtriða 
hver í gegnum.

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28 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 28] — Hym 28

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Ok enn jötunn 
um afrendi, 
þrágirni vanr, 
við Þór senti; 
kvaðat mann ramman 
þótt róa kynni 
kröpturligan, 
nema kálk bryti.

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29 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 29] — Hym 29

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En Hlórriði, 
er at höndum kom, 
brátt lét bresta 
brattstein gleri. 
Sló hann sitjandi 
súlur í gögnum, 
báru þó heilan 
fyr Hymi síðan.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X; mss: R
 
30 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 30] — Hym 30

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Unz þat in fríða 
frilla kenndi 
ástráð mikit, 
eitt er vissi: 
"Drep við haus Hymis, 
hann er harðari, 
kostmóðs jötuns, 
kálki hverjum!"

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31 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 31] — Hym 31

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Harðr reis á kné 
hafra dróttinn, 
færðiz allra 
í ásmegin. 
Heill var karli 
hjálmstofn ofan, 
en vínferill 
valr rifnaði.

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32 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 32] — Hym 32

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"Mörg veit ek mæti 
mér gengin frá, 
er ek kálki sé 
úr knjám hrundit," 
- karl orð um kvað - 
"knákat ek segja 
aptr ævagi: 
þú ert, ölðr, of heitt.

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33 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 33] — Hym 33

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Þat er til kostar 
ef koma mættið 
út úr óru 
ölkjól hofi." 
Týr leitaði 
tysvar hrœra: 
stóð at hváru 
hverr kyrr fyrir.

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34 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 34] — Hym 34

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Faðir Móða 
fekk á þremi 
ok í gegnum steig 
gólf niðr í sal. 
hóf sér á höfuð upp 
hver Sifjar verr, 
en á hælum 
hringar skullu.

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35 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 35] — Hym 35

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Fóru lengi, 
áðr líta nam 
aptr Óðins sonr 
einu sinni. 
Sá hann úr hreysum 
með Hymi austan 
fólkdrótt fara 
fjölhöfðaða.

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36 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 36] — Hym 36

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Hóf hann sér af herðum 
hver standanda, 
veifði hann Mjöllni 
morðgjörnum fram, 
ok hraunhvala 
hann alla drap.

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37 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 37] — Hym 37

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Fórut lengi, 
áðr liggja nam 
hafr Hlórriða 
hálfdauðr fyrir. 
Var skær skökuls 
skakkr á beini, 
en því inn lævísi 
Loki um olli.

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38 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 38] — Hym 38

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En ér heyrt hafið 
- hverr kann um þat 
goðmálugra 
gørr at skilja - 
hver af hraunbúa 
hann laun um fekk, 
er hann bæði galt 
börn sín fyrir.

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39 Vol. [not skaldic: Hymiskviða 39] — Hym 39

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Þróttöflugr kom 
á þing goða 
ok hafði hver 
þannz Hymir átti, 
en véar hverjan 
vel skulu drekka 
ölðr at Ægis 
eitrhörmeitið.

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