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Stúfr Stúfdr 3II/1 — af ‘in’

Stóðu rôð af reiði
(rann þat svikamǫnnum)
Egða grams á ýmsum
(orð) Jórðánar borðum.
Enn fyr afgerð sanna
— illa gat frá stilli —
þjóð fekk vísan váða.
Vist of aldr með Kristi.

Rôð grams Egða stóðu af reiði á ýmsum borðum Jórðánar; þat orð rann svikamǫnnum. Enn þjóð fekk vísan váða fyr sanna afgerð; gat illa frá stilli. …Vist of aldr með Kristi….

The powers of the prince of the Egðir [NORWEGIAN KING = Haraldr] prevailed in wrath on both banks of the River Jordan; that news put an end to the traitors. And people got inevitable punishment for proven crimes; they were in dire straits because of the ruler. …Residence forever with Christ….

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[1] af: ok , 39, F, E, J2ˣ

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