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be-hátan

  • verb [ strong ]
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be-hátan, ic -háte, ðú -hátest, -hǽtst, he -háteþ, pl. -hátaþ; p. -hét, pl. -héton; pp. -háten [be, hátan to call, promise, vide II]
To promise, vow, threaten; spondere, pollicere, vovere, comminari
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  • Ðæt ðú me behǽtst

    quod polliceris,

      Gen. 38, 17.
  • Behét he mid áþe

    cum juramento pollicitus est,

      Mt. Bos. 14, 7.
  • Ðonne ðú behát behǽtst Drihtene

    cum votum voveris Domino,

      Deut. 23, 21.
  • Drihten God behét us wedd

    Dominus Deus pepigit nobiscum fædus,

      5, 2.
  • Ǽlc yfel man him behét

    they threatened him every evil,

      Chr. 1036; Ing. 209, 12; Ælf Tod. 11.
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v.  be-hǽtst.
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