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  • STT 1, 055

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  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Huzirina
  • Hymn-Prayer
  • Šu’ila to Marduk, Šu’ila to Nabu

Bibliography

  • Foster 2005, 395
  • Hunger 1968

STT 1, 055 [Šu’ila to Marduk, Šu’ila to Nabu]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[EN₂ ga-]-⸢ri šu-pu-u e-tel-li eri-[du₁₀]

[Incantation:] Strong one, resplendent one, lord of Eridu,

o 22

[NUN ti]-⸢iz-qa⸣-ru bu-kur₂ dNU.DIM₂.MUD

Exalted [prince], son of Nudimmud,

o 33

[dAMAR].UTU šal-ba-bu mu-riš E₂ ENGUR.RI

Wise Marduk, one who gives the Bit-Engur cause for rejoicing,

o 44

[EN] E₂.SAG.IL₂ tukul-ti KA₂.DINGIR.RAki

[Lord] of the Esaggil, trust of Babylon,

o 55

[ra]-ʾi-mu E₂.ZI.DA mu-šal-lim na-piš-ti

One who loves the Ezida, safeguarder of life,

o 66

[a-ša₂]-red E₂.MAḪ.TI.LA mu-deš-šu-u TI.LA

First and foremost of the Emahtila, provider of life,

o 77

ṣu-lul ma⸣-a-ti ga-mil UN-MEŠ DAGAL-MEŠ

Protection of the land, saviour of the extensive people,

o 88

UŠUMGAL ka-liš pa-rak-ki MU-ka ka-liš ina KA UN-MEŠ DU₁₀.GA

Great dragon of the cult daises everywhere. Your name is good in the mouth of people everywhere.

o 99

dAMAR⸣.UTU EN GALu DINGIR reme-nu-u₂

O Marduk, great lord, merciful god,

o 1010

[ina qi₂]-bit-ka kit-ti lu-ub!(KU)luṭ lu--lim-ma

Let me live (and) be healthy [at] your true command

o 1111

[lu]-⸢⸣-tam-mar DINGIRut⸣-ka e-ma u₂-ṣa-ma-ru lu-uk-šu-ud

That I may praise your divinity! May I obtain whatever I wish for.

o 1212

[šu-]-kin₂ kit-te ina KA-ia-a

Put truth in my mouth.

o 1313

[...] x MUNUS.SIG₅ ina lib₃-bi-ia

[...] ... kindness in my heart.

o 1414

[ti-ru] u₃ na-an-za-zu liq-bu-u SIG₅-ia₅

May the [tīru-courtier] and the attendant decree prosperity for me.

o 1515

[DINGIR-ia₅] li⸣-iz-ziz ina ZAG-ia₅ diš₈-tar₂-ia₅ li⸣-iz-ziz ina GUB₃⸣-ia₅

May [my god] stand at my right side, may my goddess stand at my left.

o 1616

[DINGIR mu-šal]-⸢lim⸣-mu ina A₂-ia₅ lu-u ka-a-a-an

May a safe-guarding [god] be constantly present at my side.

o 1717

[šur-kam₂]-⸢ma qa-ba-a še⸣-ma-a u ma-ga-ru

[Give me] speech, hearing and agreement.

o 1818

[... a]-qab-bu-u GIM a-qab-bu-u lu-u ma-ag⸣-[rat]

May [...] that I say, when I speak, be favoured.

o 1919

[d]⸢AMAR⸣.UTU EN GALu ZIti qi₂-⸢šam

Marduk, great lord, give me life!

o 2020

TI⸣.LA ZIti-ia qi₂-⸢bi

Command the preservation of my life!

o 2121

IGI⸣-ka nam-riš a!(I)tal₂-lu-ka lu--⸢bi

Wandering radiantly before you, may I become sated.

o 2222

[d]⸢EN⸣.LIL₂ liḫ-du-ka de₂-a li-riš-ka

May Ellil be joyful over you, may Ea rejoice over you.

o 2323

DINGIR⸣-MEŠ ša₂ kiš-ša₂-⸢ti lik-ru!(RA)bu-ka

May the gods of the pantheon pray for you.

o 2424

DINGIR⸣-MEŠ GAL-MEŠ lib₃-ba-ka li-ṭib-⸢bu

May the great gods satisfy your heart.


o 2525

KA⸣.INIM.MA ŠU.IL₂ dAMAR.UTU-[KAM]

Wording of a šuʾillakku-prayer to Marduk.

o 2626

[...] ina KEŠ₂ lu-u ina NIG₂.NA DU₃

[...] you will perform (it) in a ritual assemblage or in a censer.

o 2727

[...] dUTU.E₃ lu-u dUTU.ŠU₂.A 3⸢šu₂ [...]

[...] sunrise or sunset 3 times [...].

Reverse
r 1r 1

[EN₂ d]⸢NA₃? reš-tu⸣-u₂ IBILA ke-⸢e⸣-[nu]

[Incantation:] Nabu, first-born (son), legitimate heir,

r 22

[...] GI ṭup⸣-pi BADu₂ ḫa-[si-si]

[...] of the stylus, endowed with wisdom,

r 33

[...] x-MEŠ ba-ru-u₂ MU.[AN.NA-MEŠ]

[...] ..., one who scritinises the years,

r 44

[...] na-piš-ti mu-ter gi-⸢mil-lu

[...] life, the avenger,

r 55

[SAG].⸢KAL DINGIR-MEŠ šu-mu DUGUD

Pre-eminent one of the gods, honoured name.

r 66

[zi-kir]-šu ul e-⸢ni a-bu AMA ba-nu-šu

The father (and) mother, his creators, do not change his [command].

r 77

[dtu]-⸢tu ul e-ni zi-kir dNA₃ DUMU-šu

Tutu does not change the command of Nabu, his son.

r 88

[...] maš-še-šu a-bat-su ṣi-rat

His word is exalted [...] his twins.

r 99

[...] is⸣-bu-su tu-sa-ḫar GU₂-su

[...] had been angry, you make him turn his neck.

r 1010

[...] dNAM-MEŠ-šu₂ tu-sa-lam it-ti-šu 1

Whose goddesses [...], you reconcile (them) with him.

r 1111

[...] x x ta-pa-ṭar ar-an-šu

[...] ..., you undo his sins.

r 1212

[ana-ku] NENNI A NENNI ARAD pa-liḫ-ka

[I], so-and-so, son of so-and-so, the servant who reveres you,

r 1313

[ina me-eṣ-ḫa-ru]-⸢ti-ia ma-ši-⸢šu-te u₂-sa-pa

[In] my youth, I prayed ...,

r 1414

[še-ba-a]-⸢ku ana kal₃ DINGIR-MEŠ pe-ta-a up-na-a-a

(Now that) I am old, my hands are open to all the gods.

r 1515

[ina la]-⸢ba?-an? ap-pi-a ik!(TAK)tu-ru ZIti

[From] prostation, my breath has become short.

r 1616

[...] NAM⸣.LU₂.U₁₉.LU ki-ma me-ḫe-e ana-ku

I am like a storm wind [...] mankind.

r 1717

[it-ta]-⸢at⸣-la-ku U₄-MEŠ-ia iq!(NAM)ta-at-a MU-MEŠ-ia

My days have gone, my years have come to an end.

r 1818

[...] SIG₅ ne₂-me-⸢lu la TUKUši

[...] good fortune, I did not acquire profit.

r 1919

[...] ke⸣-e-nu dNA₃ geš-ru

Legitimate [...], powerful Nabu,

r 2020

[...]-pe-e-⸢ka lu-mur nu-u₂-ru

[...] ..., let me see the light,

r 2121

[...] lu-⸢ša₂⸣-pi da₃!(NI)li₂-li₂-ka lud-lul

Let me proclaim [...], let me sing your praise!


r 2222

[KA.INIM.MA ŠU].⸢IL₂ dNA₃-KAM₂ ana dUTU.E₃

[Wording] of a šuʾillakku-prayer to Nabu. At sunrise

r 2323

[...] lu-u ana dUTU.⸢ŠU₂.A

[...] or at sunset

r 2424

[...] ana dUTU.E₃ GARan ana dUTU.ŠU₂.A GARan

[...] you pronounce it at sunrise, you pronounce it at sunset.

r 2525

[...] x LI? ŠA dUTU x x gišEREN ta-ḫaš!?(ḪI)šal

You crush [...] of cedar [...] Šamaš.


(colophon)
r 2626

[...] x IM TAR ŠEŠ ŠAMAN₂.LA₂ TUR

[...] ..., the junior scribal apprentice.

1Mayer 1976: 472: šīmtu/šīmātu as synonym of ištaru/ištarātu "goddess(es)".


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