sóþfæstness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sóþfæstness
e; f. I. truth, faithfulness, good faith, sincerity On worulda woruld wunaþ ðín sóðfæstnes thy faithfulness is unto all generations (A. V.), Ps. Th. 118, 90: 56, 12. Ús is wyrse ðæt wé úrne ceáp teóþian gif wé willaþ syllan úre ðæt wyrste Gode. Cwæþ se æþela láreów: 'Onsecggaþ gé Drihtne mid sóþfæstnesse wæstmum,' Blickl. Homl. 41, 10. Ongan ðá geornlíce gástgerýnum on sefan sécean sóðfæstnesse (in sincerity; or (?) gen. with weg ) weg tó wuldre, Elen. Kmbl. 2296; El. 1149. Sete ðíne hand under mín þeóh and cýð mé ðíne sóðfæstnysse, and swera mé, ðæt ðú mé nǽfre ne bebirge on Egipta lande, Gen. 47, 29. II. truth, righteousness, justice Beseah sóðfæstnes (justitia ) of heofonum, Ps. Th. 84, 10, 12: 71, 7. His sóðfæstnyss wunaþ symble, 111, 8. Ǽ wæs geseald þurh Moysen, and gyfu and sóþfæstnes is geworden þurh Hǽlend Crist, Jn. 1, 17. Cwæþ Pilatus: 'Nys nán sóþfæstnys on eorþan.' Se Hǽlend hym andswarode and cwæþ: 'Begým hú ryhte dómas ða démon ðe on eorðan syndon and anweald habbaþ, Nicod. 9; Thw. 5, 5. Se ðe wæs sóþfæstnesse bysen and cining ealre clǽnnesse forlét mid him beón ðone godwracan þeóf, Blickl. Homl. 75, 25. Ic eom weg sóðfæstnesse, 17, 32. For sóðfæsðnesse ðæt wé lufigen gesuinc, Past. 3; Swt. 35, 1. Se ðe hylt sóðfæstnysse on worulde, hé déþ dóm on teónan þoliendum, Ps. Spl. 145, 5. III. truth of speech or thought Deófol ne wunode on sóðfæstnesse, forðam ðe sóðfæstnes nis on him. Ðonne hé sprcyþ leásunga, hé sprycþ of him sylfum, forðam ðe hé is leás. Gé ne gelýfaþ mé forðam ðe ic secge eów sóðfæstnysse, Jn. Skt. 8, 44, 45. Ðú settest on mínum múðe ðínre sóðfæstnysse word, Homl. Th. i. 74, 33. Hé mid ðære sóþfæstnesse stefne geweorþod wæs, Blickl. Homl. 165, 1. Se mon se ða sóþfæstnesse mid his múþe sprecþ and hié on his heortan geþencþ, 55, 14. Ðonne ðære sóþfæstnysse gást cymþ hé lǽrþ eów ealle sóþfæstnysse; ne sprycþ hé of him sylfum, ac hé sprycþ ða þing ðe hé gehýrþ and cýð eów ða þing ðe tówearde synt, Jn. Skt. 16, 13. v. un-sóþfæstness.
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