godspell-bodung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
godspell-bodung
e; f. Gospel-preaching, the period during which the gospel has been preached, the Christian dispensation. Cf. god-spell; I a Seó ealde ǽ and wítegan wǽron oð Ióhannes tócyme; siððan ongann godspelbodung (lex et prophetae usque ad Iohannem; ex eo regnum Dei euangelizatur, Lk. 16, 16), Hml. Th. i. 354, 16. Æt him ongann seó godspellbodung, Ælfc. T. Grn. 12, 16. Iúdas Machabéus is eall swá hálig on ðǽre ealdan gecýðnysse swá swá Godes gecorenan on ðǽre godspelbodunge, Hml. S. 25, 682. Wé sceolan mid earfoðnyssum éce líf geearnian, and seó earfoðnys ongan on ðǽre godspellbodunge, 16, 241. Seó ealde ǽ getácnode godspelbodunge under Godes gife. Þreó tída sind on ðysse worulde ... óðer is seó ðe wæs under ǽ; seó ðridde is nú æfter Crístes tócyme. Þeós tíd is gecweden 'under Godes gife.' Hml. Th. i. 312, 28.
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