The Question and Answer section for Exeter Book is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Please quote the lines that you mean so I am sure what they are. Line numbers can differ in different sources.
My line numbers might not be the same as yours. Can you quote the passage so I know which lines you are referring to?
The woman's husband has sailed away, we are not apprised of his destination.
First my lord left his people for the tumbling waves; I worried at dawn where on earth my leader of men might be. (Modern Translation)
The waves infer that he left his...