RIMB 2.4.4 (Marduk)

SEAL no. 7547

Copy / Photo
pl. 214 no. 14
Collection
Foroughi Collection, Teheran
Genre / Classification
Hymns and Prayers, Prayer of Nebuchadnezzar I to Marduk
Text
1       te-le-eʾ-e dMarduk(AMAR.UTU)
2       mut-nen-na-a e-ṭe4-ra!(NA)
3       muš-te-eʾ-ú aš-ra-ti-ka
4       eli(UGU) na-ki-ri šu-zu-uz-za
5       ⌈i⌉-zi-qa ša-ra-ka a-se-ʾi na-ak-ri⌉-ia
6       du-un-ni-in kak-ki-ia-ma
7       lu-šam-qí-ta ge-ri-ia
8       ša dNabû(AG)-ku-dúr-ri-uṣur(ÙRU) šar(LUGAL) kiššati(ŠÁR)
Translation
1       You are able, o Marduk,
2       to rescue the prayerful,
3       to make him who seeks out your places
4       stand over the enemies.
5       Your breeze wafted to me. I crush my enemies.
6       Make strong my weapons,
7       that I might overthrow my foes!
8       (Property of) Nebuchadnezzar, king of the world.
Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
ašrum (KI) place, site 3
gērûm enemy, adversary 7
kakkum (GIŠ.TUKUL) stick, weapon, battle 6
kiššatum (KIŠ) totality, world 8
Marduk DN Deities/Divine sphere 1
mutnennûm who prays much, pious 2
Nabû(AG)-kudurrī-uṣur(URU) PN 8
nakrum strange, foreign, enemy 4, 5
šarrum (LUGAL; EN) king, lord 8
šārum (IM) wind, breath, wind; wind, breath 5
Revision History
Hess, Christian W.
Catalogue, transliteration, translation
01/01/12
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
16/04/12
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue, transliteration, translation, index, creation of rtf-file
09/11/12