“The Lord's Prayer” in Old English
(with Middle English and Modern English translations)

Old English
Fęder ure žu že eart on heofonum,
si žin nama gehalgod.
to becume žin rice,
gewurže šin willa,
on eoršan swa swa on heofonum.
urne gedęghwamlican hlaf syle us todęg,
and forgyf us ure gyltas,
swa swa we forgyfaš urum gyltendum.
and ne gelęd žu us on costnunge,
ac alys us of yfele sožlice.
Middle English
Oure fadir žat art in heuenes
halwid be ži name;
ži reume or kyngdom come to be.
Be ži wille don
in herže as it is dounin heuene.
yeue to us today oure eche dayes bred.
And foryeue to us oure dettis žat is oure synnys
as we foryeuen to oure dettouris žat is to men žat han synned in us.
And lede us not into temptacion
but delyuere us from euyl.
Modern English
Our father which art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done
in earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
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