ge-béd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-béd
-bédd; gen. es; pl. nom. acc. -béd, -bédu, -bédo; n. [The other dialects seem to point to 'gebed :' O. Sax. gibed : O. H. Ger. gabet : Ger. gebet.] I. a prayer, petition, supplication; ōrātio, prĕces, supplĭcātio Gebéd mín on bósme mínum sý gecyrred ōrātio mea in sĭnum meum convertētur, Ps. Spl. 34, 16. Gehýr mín gebéd exaudi orātiōnem meam, Ps. Th. 54, 1. Ðú mínes gebédes béne gehýrdest exaudīvisti vōcem orātiōnis meæ, 114, 1 : 129, 1. Beald in gebéde bold in prayer, Exon. 71 a; Th. 265, 28; Jul. 388. Wæs wacigende on Godes gebéde ĕrat pernoctans in orātiōne Dei, Lk. Bos. 6, 12. Hie to gebéde feóllon they fell to prayer, Cd. 37; Th. 48, 18; Gen. 777. Hý gebédu sécaþ they seek prayers, Exon. 44 b; Th. 150, 20; Gú. 781 : Cd. 181; Th. 227, 24; Dan. 191. Ðæt hí béna and gebédu sendan and geótan qui prĕces fundant, Bd. 1, 27; S. 492, 8. His gebédo mihte gesécan ad deprecandum Dŏmĭnum advĕnīre dēbēret, 3, 23; S. 554, 11. Mid ðý he ðá ðæt gebédd gefylde cum orātiōnem complēret, Bd. 5, 1; S. 614, 7. Wesan ðíne eáran eác gehýrende and beheldende on eall gebédd esnes ðínes fiant aures tuæ intendentes in orātiōnem servi tui, Ps. Th. 129, 2. II. a religious service, an ordinance; verbum legĭtĭmum, cærĭmōnia Gehealdaþ ðis gebéd on écnysse custōdi verbum istud legĭtĭmum in æternum, Ex. 12, 24. DER. béd, q. v. for cognates.
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