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One God I bid thee worship ay swear not in vain
The Ten Commandments — ten lines
Note: For later versions in printed Horae see Bühler (1959), 228-9.
Subjects: Ten Commandments



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 8 F.VII, f. 47rb
First Lines:
On god I byde þe worchype ay & swer noght in weyn
I þe say þu halyday lok þu kepe…
Last Lines:
…Thy neyhboures wyfe þu couet noght
Neyther oþer þing þat god wrought