HEBBAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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HEBBAN
hæbban; p. hóf, pl. hófon; pp. hafen, hæfen To HEAVE, lift up, raise Ic míne handa tó ðé hebbe and þenige expandi manus meas ad te, Ps. Th. 87, 9. Tó ðé ic hæbbe mín mód ad te levavi animam meam, 24, 1. Hine sylfne hefeþ on heáhne beám raises itself into a lofty tree, Exon. 57 b; Th. 205, 13; Ph.112: Ps. Th. 148, 14. Forðon hiora heáfod hebbaþ propterea exaltabit caput, l09, 8. Tó ðé ic míne eágan hóf ad te levavi oculos meos, 122, 1. Hófon hlúde stefne raised a loud voice, Cd. 170; Th. 214, 24; Exod. 574: Exon. 45 b; Th. 156, 8; Gú. 871. Hefe ðú díne handa leva manum tuam, Ps. Th. 73, 4. Hebbaþ upp eówre eágan levate oculos vestros, Jn. Skt. 4, 35. God bebeád his englum be ðé ðæt hí ðé healdon and on heora handum hebban God has given his angels charge concerning thee, that they may preserve thee and lift thee up in their hands, Homl. Th. i. 516, 30. Siððan ic hond and rond hebban mihte since I could lift hand and shield, Beo. Th. 1317; B. 656. Hé wæs upp hafen engla fæðmum he was lifted up in angels' bosoms, Exon. 17 a; Th. 41, 5; Cri. 651: 756; Th. 284, 7; Jul. 693. Wæs wóp hæfen then was a cry raised, Andr. Kmbl. 2311; An. 1157: Beo. Th. 6038; B. 3023. [Goth. hafjan: O. Sax. hebbian: O. Frs. heva: Icel. hefja: O. H. Ger. heffan, heuen levare, extollere: Ger. heben.]
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