I bikenne the Christ , that on the crosse dyed .
y bekenne the cryst quod þat on · þat on the cros deyed
I bikenne þe crist · þat on þe cros dyed
¶ I be-kenne þe crist
R's quod þei is unique and presumably erroneous; W and F both read quod he, Hm simply has quod, and most B witnesses agree with Ax in omitting the entire phrase. Cx, however, agrees with the F/W reading. þat on þe croyce
¶ I be-kenne þe Cryst quod he / þat on þe croys dyȝede.