Rough translation of lines 745 – 754

Forth near he stepped, took then with determined hands determined one the rank (i.e. warrior) in rest. He reached toward the fiend (enemy) with his hand; he quickly received seized with hostile purposes and sat up against the arm. That sins-keeper soon found that he had not met, not on middle-earth, nor any other plane of the world, in another man a greater hand-grip. He became afraid in his soul; he could not get away.

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