ge-lífan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-lífan
-liéfan; p. de; pp. ed To believe, trust; crēdĕre, confīdĕre Gif hie willen geliéfan dætte Godes ríce hiera síe if they will believe that God's kingdom is theirs, Past. 36, 5; Swt. 253, 9; Hat. MS. 47 b, 8. Se ðe him to ðam hálgan helpe gelífeþ, he ðǽr gearo findeþ he who trusteth himself to the holy one for help, he findeth it there readily, Wald. 111; Vald. 2, 27. Abram gelífde Gode crĕdĭdit Abram Deo, Gen. 15, 6, Ðæt hie geliéfon on ðínne naman that they may believe on thy name, Blickl. Homl. 247, 25. v. ge-lýfan.
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