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Var honum sagt, at Danakonungr mundi koma þar bráttHe was told that the King of Denmark would get there soon
Far þú nú heil ok velNow fare healthy and well
Konungr var allmjǫk drukkinn, ok bæði þauThe king was very drunk, and they both were [i.e. the king and a woman]
Koma þeir nauðuliga í brottThey barely [manage to] escape
Ragnhildr hét dóttir hans; hana gipti hann Skopta Skagasyni, bróður ÞóruHis daughter was calle Ragnhildr; he married her to Skopti Skagason, Þóra's brother
Þess strengi ek heitThis I promise (lit. I make a vow concerning this)
Þetta spyrr Eysteinn konungr ok safnar her í móti þeimKing Eysteinn hears of this and gathers an army against them
Ek mun segja þér þat, er þú spyrrI will tell you what you are asking for
Var þat skip allvel skipatThe ship was very well-manned
Satt eitt hefi ek þér sagtI have told you the truth
Má mér vel líka þín þjónostaIt may be that your service will please me
Hans dœtr váru þær Geira, Gunnhildr ok ÁstríðrHis daughters were Geira, Gunnhildr and Ástríðr