Aleggen: allay


At first, the land of Zabulon and the land of Neptalym were allayed with leniency; as the last, the ways of the see beyond Jordan were made difficult, for the Gentile Galilee.

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Isaiah, 9:1
Wycliffe volume 3, page 242

Early Version
The firste tyme is aleggid, or ‘maad liʒt’, the lond of Zabulon and the lond of Neptalym; and the laste tyme agreggid is the weie of the se beʒunde Jordan of Galilee of Jentiles.

Later Version
In the firste tyme the lond of Zabulon and the lond of Neptalym was releessid; and at the laste the weie of the see biʒende Jordan of Galile of hethene men was maad heuy.

From Old French alegier; Latin alleviare, to relieve; Wikitionary.
For a related modern form, please compare to allege, from Middle English aleggen; Anglo-Norman aleger; Latin alegare, ad- and legare; cf. legere, to read.

Modern usage: to relieve, to allay.

The adjective Gentile has been in use in the sense ethnic, please see Wiktionary and Wikipedia.

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