ge-lýfan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-lýfan
-lífan, -léfan; to -lýfanne, -lýfenne; part. -lýfende; ic -lýfe, ðú -lýfest, -lýfst, he -lýfeþ, -lýfþ, pl. -lýfaþ; p- ic, he -lýfde, ðú -lýfdest, pl. -lýfdon; impert. -lýf, pl. -lýfe, -lýfaþ; subj. pres. -lýfe, pl. -lýfon; pp. -lýfed To believe, confide, trust, hope; crēdĕre, confīdĕre, spērāre We sceolon on hine gelýfan we should believe in him, Homl. Th. i. 274, 27 : 280, 22 : 290, 31. To gelýfanne [-lýfenne, col. 1] to ðan leófan Gode to trust in the beloved God, Chr. 1036; Th. 294, 10, col. 2. Of ðyssum lytlingum on me gelýfendum ex his pusillis crēdentĭbus in me, Mk. Bos. 9, 42. Se Hǽlend wiste hwæt ða gelýfendan wǽron sciebat Jesus qui essent credentes, Jn. Bos. 6, 64. Ne gelýfe ic nó, ðæt . . . I do not believe that . . . , Bt. 5, 3; Fox 12, 4 : Exon. 82 a; Th. 309, 33; Seef. 66. Gif ðú sóþne God lufast and gelýfest if thou lovest and believest the true God, 66 b; Th. 245, 21; Jul. 48 : Cd. 203; Th. 252,14; Dan. 578. Gelýfst ðú ðyses crēdis hoc? Jn. Bos. 11, 26. He his Hláfordes hyldo gelýfeþ he believes his Lord's kindness, Exon. 120 b; Th. 463, 9; Hö. 67 : 81 b; Th. 307, 21; Seef. 27. He gelýfþ on God confīdit in Deo, Mt. Bos. 27, 43 : Jn. Bos. 11, 25. Ðe on me gelýfaþ qui in me crēdunt, Mt. Bos. 18, 6. Ic ðín bebod gelýfðe mandātes tuis crēdĭdi, Ps. Th. 118, 66 : Bt. 38, 1; Fox 194, 14. Ðú mínum wordum ne gelýfdest non crēdĭdisti verbis meis, Lk. Bos. 1, 20 : Jn. Bos. 1, 50. Hí nó gelýfdon ðæt he God wǽre they believed not that he was God, Andr. Kmbl. 1123; An. 562 : Elen. Kmbl. 1034; El. 518. Aarones hús on Dryhten leófne gelýfdan dŏmus Aaron spērāvit in Dŏmĭno, Ps. Th. 113, 19. Gelýf me crēde mihi, Jn. Bos. 4, 21. Gelýfe gyt, ðæt ic inc mæg gehǽlan crēdĭtis quia hoc possum făcĕre vōbis? Mt. Bos. 9, 28. Gelýfaþ for ðám weorcum propter ŏpĕra ipso crēdĭte, Jn. Bos. 14, 11. Ne bepǽce nán man hine sylfne, swá ðæt he secge oððe gelýfe ðæt þrý Godas syndon let no man deceive himself, so as to say or believe that there are three Gods, Homl. Th. i. 284, 16. Ðæt gé gelýfon, ðæt se Hǽlend ys Crist ut crēdātis, quia Jesus est Christus, Jn. Bos. 20, 31 : Ex. 4, 5. Ne gelýfe ic me nú ðæs leóhtes furðor I have no longer now any hope for myself of that light, Cd. 21; Th. 26, 3; Gen. 401. [Goth. ga-laubjan : O. Sax. gi-lóƀian : O. H. Ger. gi-louban : Ger. glauben.]
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