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XXVII. [DOMINICA IIII. POST PENTECOSTEN.]

[E]rant appropinquantes. et cetera. þet háli godspell ús seið. [Cott. Vesp. A. 22. folio 59b] þat hi-réfen and synþulle*. [So in MS.] mén ȝeneahlehton þan helende. and woldan his láre ȝehiran. Þa céarodon þa sunder hálȝán and Page  245 þa boceras þer heðen þeode. for ðan þe se helende under-feng þa sinfullan. and ham mid imóne hafede. Þa sede se helende þa sunder halȝe and þa bócere þis bispell. Hwilc eower hefð an hu[n]dred sceap. Gif he fo[r]list ān þara sceape. la húne forlet hé neȝon and hun neoȝontie a westene and geð secende þat an þe him losede? Gif he hit þan ȝemet. he hit berð an his eaxlun to þara eowde. oder falde blissiende. Þan he ham cymð he ȝelaðeð his frend and nichi-bures him to and cweð. Blissiað mid me fo[r]þan þe ic iméte mi sceap þe me losede. Ic sege eow þat mare blisse bið an hefene be anun synfulle man. ȝif he his synnen mid dedbote bereúseð. þan him sí be nigon and hund negontíe rihtwisen þe ne beofiað nanre ded bote.