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An adab (?) to Enki for Icme-Dagan (Icme-Dagan D) -- a composite transliteration
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1 - en gal mah X dijir-re-e-ne di-zu galam u18-ru
2 - a-a (d)en-ki nir-jál ucum zag dib nam ki-bi-cè tar-re
3 - me lu-lu-a-ba dúr jar-ra ce-er-zid-dè-ec gùn-a
4 - nun gal saj kécé dijir-re-e-ne X an kug-ga
1 - X (X) IM
2 - KA ki-zu
3 - nam tar-ra-zu ki-bi-cè ci-jar (d)en-líl bàn-da-me-en
4 - (d)a-nun-na dijir gal-gal-e-ne me cu mu-ni-íb-hal-ha-X
5 - ki-ùr ki-tuc kug mu-ne-já-já nir saj íl-bi-me-en
6 - nam-mah-zu níj cu nu-tèj-jé6-dam A DU X
7 - abzu kur me nun-na dù-a ki sikil-la
8 - sug gal sug muc-a lá-a eridug(ki) èc
10 - a-a (d)en-ki (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan ki tur gal hé-X
12 - (d)en-ki en dumu-saj an-na
13 - (d)nu-dím-mud gud gal abzu-a X
14 - nitalam-zu kug (d)dam-gal-nun-na hé-me-da-an-
15 - a-a (d)en-ki gú-da hu-mu-e-X-lá (X) cag4 hu-mu-da-ab-kúc-ù
16 - inim sag9-ga (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan-na
17 - nam-cítá lugal-lá sù-rá
18 - zid dé-a (d)en-líl-lá X
19 - (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan sipad inim-ma dumu (d)en-líl-lá
20 - me-lem4-a-ni kalam-ma cu mu-ra-an- an ki zag X
21 - nir hé-jál kur-kur lu-a-ba gaba gi4 na--tuku
22 - (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan sig-da igi-nim-cè
23 - mu-na-ab-du7 dijir kalam-ma-ke4 cìr-re
24 - idigna buranuna-e si hu-mu-X -sá (X) hé-jál hu-mu-na-ab-túm-mu
25 - ubur an-na-ke4 jál hu-mu-na-ab-dà1-dà1 buru14-bi hé-na-
26 - gáná gal-gal-la ce zíz gig gú-nida hé-na-
27 - guru7(X.MAC.U) PU-e ha-mu-na-ab-gur (d)ézíná hu-mu-X-
29 - a-a (d)en-ki (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan nam-lugal bal hé-jál-la saj-éc -rig7
1-4 - Great lord, prominent (?) among the gods, your judgments are clever and powerful! Father Enki, respected one, supreme dragon, who determines the fates firmly, who has taken his seat upon the numerous divine powers in colourful brilliance (?), great prince, the guardian of the gods, of holy An!
1-8 - ... The fates you determine are firm; you are the junior Enlil. You (?) distribute the divine powers for the Anuna, the great gods. You establish for them a habitation, a holy dwelling place; you are their proud lord. Your greatness is unapproachable . You (?) in a pure place the , the mountain built with princely divine powers; Eridug, the shrine, which extends over huge marshes, marshes of snakes.
10 - Father Enki, may for Icme-.
12-27 - Enki, lord, firstborn son of An , Nudimmud, great bull of the , may you with your consort, holy Damgalnuna. Father Enki, may you embrace her and soothe your heart with her. friendly words on behalf of Icme-. the prayer of the king until distant days. The one blessed by Enlil , Icme-, the shepherd, the son of Enlil. May his radiance for you to the outer limits of heaven and earth. May he have authority, may he be peerless in all the numerous countries. May Icme- from the south as far as the uplands. the god of the Land . May the Tigris and Euphrates , may they bring abundance for him. May the udders of heaven open for him; may the harvest for him. May barley, emmer, wheat, grain on vast fields for him. May grain heaps be heaped up for him; may Ezina .
29 - Father Enki, bestow kingship and a reign of abundance upon Icme-.