Þat were more nedy þan he · so þe nediest shuld be hulpe
Þat were more nediere —M.7.76: M's original nediere agreed with RF. þanne he so þe nedieste shulde be holpen
That were more nedy than he , so þe nedest shold be holpen
That were moore nedy þan he . so þe nedieste sholde be holpe
that were more nedy than he · so the nedyeste schulde ben holpe
That were more nedy þan he · so þe nediest sholde be holpe
that were more nedye þen he so the nedyest shold be holpe
Þat were more nedy þan he so þe nedyest schulde be holpen
Þat were more nedyerR.7.76:
Alpha and M have nedyer (with the final <ere> erased in M) where the
other beta copies read nedy.
R's and nauȝtier is unique; beta has þan he while
F shows an almost identical þan he &. so þe nedyest
schuld be hulpe .
Þat were more nedyereF.5.1059: Alpha and M have nedyere in place of beta's nedy. þan he / & so þe nedyere helpe.