Out of synne and be sauedM.12.171: M's reading of saued is not shared by other B manuscripts, which read saaf. though he synne ofte
Out of sinne and he be safe , thoughe he sinne oft ,
Out of synne and be saf · though he synne ofte
Out of synne and heR.12.174: Though Cr agrees with R's reading, beta
omits he (F rewrites the entire phrase as to be saf).
Cx agrees with beta. be safe þouȝ he senegeR.12.174: R's unique senege is not an error but, according to
OED2, s. v.
sin and MED, s. v.
sinnen, a legitimate thirteenth and fourteenth-century variant for sin. Cx shows the same form as R at this point. Cf.
similar forms at R.17.242: and . ofte .