|Translator(s)||Participants of 2018 Summer Hanmun Workshop (Intermediate Training Group)|
Student Translation : (Kyrie)
It was the 15th year of Queen Sŏndŏk's reign.  The Paekche  General Ŭijik led his army in a divided attack on two forts, Kammul and Tongjam. The Queen sent Kim Yusin to lead the troops and block the attack. The Shilla troops suffered in the battle and their qi was exhausted. Yusin saw this and said to the man named Pi Nyŏngja: "The matter has become dire. Can you exert yourself and surge out and be remarkable, and, by doing so, encourage the group's morale?"Pi Nyŏngja bowed deeply and said: "I must respond with my death." He left said to his slave, whose name was Hapchŏl: "I will go to die for my country. My son Kŏjin has ideals. Surely he will want to die together. If father and son die, then who will my wife depend on? You and Kŏjin should collect my bones and return safely and thereby console his mother's heart." Right the he whipped his horse. He held his spear and charged the enemy line. He went, killed several people, and died. Kŏjin saw it and wanted to go. Hapchŏl said: "The Master ordered me to escort the Young Master and return home and thereby console the Lady. Now, a son turning his back on his father's orders and abandoning his mother's love, how is that alright?" He held the bridle and did not let go. Kŏjin said: "Seeing my father's death but indifferently surviving, how is that filial piety? " With his sword he hit Hapchŏl's arm. He rushed into the battle and died. Hapchŏl said: "Those who I regarded as Heaven have collapsed. If I do not die what will I do?" He also engaged in the battle and died. The soldiers strove to advance. They beheaded 3,000. The Queen listened to this and shed tears. She performed a ritual burial and generous bestowed gifts.
Two forts were subjected to the enemy and the situation was about to be dangerous. Suddenly the General's strength did not sustain them.
Exert yourself, rush out, be remarkable, and encourage the group. One person's loyalty and righteousness last for a long time without destruction.
He ordered his slave to collect his bones and console his wife. He charged the enemy line, carrying his spear, and did not turn back.
Hapchŏl and Kŏjin mutually carried on the death. It is suitable to favour a loyal subject with rites and rewards.
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