ETCSLglossingSignSign name: LAM
Values: ešx, lam

A prayer for Samsu-iluna (Samsu-iluna B) (c., line c2832.31
Asari (DN)(city) rulerto be bigunderground water(mountain) landentiretyadviceto collectXauthoritativeEridug (SN)
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Paragraph t2832.p3 (line(s) 20-32) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
When like a raging storm you batter the foreign lands that are hostile to you, may your head be raised high, O king; may your head be raised high, O Samsu-iluna! In Babylon, the city of the divine powers of Suen, may you let your cleverness shine like the sun! May Marduk, the god who created you, lift your head high in the midst of lords and princes! On the field of battle, of mêlée and conflict, may he never stray from your side! May he be your helper with weapons, may he cause you to excel until distant days! May An, king of the gods, make your life last until distant days! May Enlil, king of the foreign lands, who confirms your words, make your words weighty! May Inana, the great queen of heaven, grasp you firmly with her holy word! May Enki deliver numerous people into your hands! May Asari, the great ruler of the abzu, who provides advice for all the foreign lands, the lordly one of Eridug, the god who in his …… calls all the …… with a good name -- may he be your great princely strength!
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