Menn sá ek þá, er margt höfðu
gefit at guðs lögum;
hreinir kyndlar váru yfir höfði þeim
Ek sá menn þá, er margt höfðu gefit at guðs lögum; hreinir kyndlar váru brendir bjartliga yfir höfði þeim.
I saw men then who had given much according to God’s laws; pure candles were being burned brightly over their heads.
 margt ‘much’: The virtue of charity is rewarded, but if mark ‘heed’ is adopted from 167b 6ˣ and 214ˣ in place of margt, as Fidjestøl (1979, 55-6) advocates, it becomes a more generalised sentiment about paying heed to God’s laws.
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