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 örr sá ‘bountiful that one’: Apo koinou; the ambiguous referent of the adj. and pron. (whether Kristr or kross) may be intentional, evoking the tradition in which the Cross and Christ are so closely identified that the Cross becomes agent rather than merely instrument of salvation (cf. st. 39). Alternatively the final couplet may be subordinate to the interjection: ‘May bountiful Christ, he who removes men from all distress and death, strengthen me’.
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