- Heith they named her
- who sought their home,
- The wide-seeing witch,
- in magic wise;
- Minds she bewitched
- that were moved by her magic,
- To evil women
- a joy she was.
The general assumption is that Heiðr is an alternate name for the witch Gullveig, mentioned in the previous stanza, who, in turn, is often thought to be a hypostasis of Freyja. But it is sometimes argued that the völva who recites the poem refers to herself.
- Bellows, Henry Adams (trans.). 1923. The poetic Edda. New York: The American-Scandinavian Foundation.
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