I mayL.18.400: LRF alone read may; other B manuscripts omit it. do mercy þorw riȝtwisnesse · & alle my wordes trewe
I do merci through right-wisnes & al mi words true
I do mercy þoruȝ riȝtwisenesse & alle my wordis beenO.18.402: OC2 alone include been. trewe
I mayR.18.395: L here uniquely joins the alpha reading (the other beta copies omit may). Cx agrees with alpha and L. do mercy
þoruȝ riȝtwisnesse and alle my wordes trewe .
I may don mercy manyfold / with-outyn ryghtwisnesse.F.14.391: Bx reads "I may do mercy þoruȝ rightwisnesse and alle my wordes trewe." Presumably F's stark contrast of mercy to righteousness
reacts against what he saw as the Pelagian implications of Bx. See F's treatment of mercy earlier at 13.297ff.