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wiþer-sacian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
wiþer-sacian, p. ode.
to blaspheme
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  • Ðam ðe wiðersacaþ ongén háligne gást, ne bið dam forgyfen

    eí, qui in spiritum sanctum blasphemauerit, non remittetur,

      Lk. Skt. 12, 10.
  • Swá hwylc man swá wyþersacaþ (

    blasphemes,

    v. Gospel of Nicodemus c.
      4, v. 7)
    ðam Cásere, hé byþ deáþes scyldig, Nicod. 10; Thw. 5, 23.
  • Wiþersacendra

    blasphemantium,

      Scint. 209, 5.
to be apostate
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  • Wiðersaca[n]dan

    apostataverant,

      Hpt. Gl. 510, 49.
  • Wiðersacedan

    apostatarent,

      513, 24.
  • Wiðersacian apostatare, 493, 25:

    apostare,

      477, 68.
Etymology
[Cf. O. H. Ger. widar-sachan recusare.]
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