behovely

behovely

(bɪˈhəʊvlɪ)
adj
useful
adv
in a useful manner
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Jesus answers Julian as (now famously) follows: "Synne is behovely [necessary, beneficial], but alle shalle be wele, and alle shalle be wele, and alle manner of thynge shalle be wele" (chp.
Sin is Behovely, but All shall be well, and All manner of thing shall be well.
A quick dip into the Middle English Dictionary would have led him to Julian's contemporary John Gower, who wrote, "As seint Gregoire it wrot and sayde, / Al was behovely to the man: / For that wherof his wo began / Was after cause oral his welthe" (John Gower, Confessio Amantis, ed.
Sin is behovely," she pronounced, "but all shall be well, and all shall be well" (she had to say it twice for the knuckleheads) "and all manner of things shall be well.
Sin is Behovely [or inevitable], but All shall be well, and .
A 20th Century anchoress, a modern equivalent of Julian of Norwich, her paintings echo Julian's saying 'Sin is behovely, but all shall be well and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well'.