And thei her deuour dyd as Dauid sayth in the psalter .
And thay hir deuoir dide as dauid says in þe sauter
And þei here
deuerR.11.298: Here R and F are defective in sense; F rewrites the a-verse entirely while R
omits the required verb, dede. as dauid seideR.11.298: R's seide is unique. All the other B
manuscripts read a present-tense form, as with W's seiþ. See the
Introduction III.2.2.10 on R's seemingly
anomalous tense marking. in þe sauter .
But seyn þus for here dygnerF.8.289: F extensively revises the a-verse, the result, perhaps, of misreading a form of Bx's deuoir as dener. Bx reads "And þei hir deuoir dide ...." / as dauid seiþ in þe sawter.