The man goes into the woods to get some wood and he runs into a old man. The old man asks him why he is chopping wood, because instead he could be rich. The man says that he doesn't know, and the old man says that he can make him rich, if he gives him what is behind his farm.
What the man doesn't realize is that is beautiful daughter is behind the farm. The old man that he ran into is the devil. When the man looks inside his home, all the pots and chests are filled with gold and money. When he looks outside he sees the old man. The old man is actually the devil. Before the old man goes he asks him if there is anything he can do. The devil says he can cut off his daughters hands.
The man goes outside and tells his daughter what must happen. The daughter says okay, then the father and the daughter say a prayer. After he cuts off his daughters wrists, the devil still trys to get at her. The daughter keeps crying though and she i cries holy water, so the devil can't get to her.
The daughter tells her father that she must run away from home. She goes away and travels for some time, and God feeds her and helps her the whole way. She then finds a castle and the king takes her in. Her journey was seven years long. They end up marrying each other.
The devil follows the daughter to the castle and the devil keeps trying to take her so she keeps crying. She is unhappy at the castle so she leaves to a shack that is very far away. No one will be able to find her there.
The husband gets lonely at the castle and he decides to go looking for his wife. The journey to find her takes seven years and the angels feed him and take care of him along the way. He finally finds a shack and he looks inside and he see's his wife and child, and they get back together again.