ASJ 18, 21 (Enki)

SEAL no. 1812

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Tablet Siglum
YBC 6461
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Genre / Classification
Lamentations
Provenance
Text

Obv.

1 aš-šum-i-šu dEn-ki ša ib-ni-a-ni

2 bu-bu-tam ṣú-ma-am ub-lam

3 ku-ṣa-am ù du-bu-ub-tam

4 e-li-ia it-ta-di

5 šum-ma ṭa-ab-kum ù li-ib-ba-ka

6 qí-bi-šum-ma i?-na? x [x] dEn-ki

7 wa-ši-ib NUNki [x x x]-IR-ŠU?

 

L.e.

8 a-na-ku ra-bu-ut dEn-k[i ...]

9 lu-uš-ku-u[n]

 

Rev.

10 aš-šum-i-šu la i-ḫa-ba-lu-ni-i[n-ni]

Translation

Obv.

1 For his sake, Enki, who created me,

2 hunger, draught, thirst,

3 frost, and vexation

4 he has cast upon me.

5–6 If it pleases you, tell him your wish ... Enki,

7 who dwells in Eridu, ...

 

L.e.

8–9 I will establish the greatness of Enki ...

 

Rev.

10 For his sake, he shall not wrong me!

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
banûm (v.) G to build, create; N be created, made 1
bubūtum hunger, starvation 2
dubbubtum (troublesome) negotiation(s), complaint(s) 3
Enki DN 1,6,8
Eridu GN 7
ḫabālum II (v.) to do wrong, violence to 10
kūṣum cold 3
libbum (ŠÀ) heart, mind; inner body 5
nadûm III (v.) G to throw down, lay down; N to be rejected 4
qabûm (v.) (DUG4) G to say, speak, command 6
rabûtum greatness 8
šakānum (v.) (//gar) to put, place, lay down 9
ṣūmum thirst 2
ṭābum (DU10) good, sweet 5
wabālum (v.) G to carry, bring; Š send, deliver; Št pass. of Š 2
wašābum (v.) to sit, dwell 7
Signs in text
90
Words in text
38
Sumerograms in text
2
% of Sum. in text
5
Lines in text
11
Average signs per line in text
8.18
SD of signs per line
3.40
Revision History
Jarfe, Jonathan
Transliteration, translation, vocabulary
16/06/22
Streck, Michael P.
Corrections
16/06/22
16/06/22