Ge’ez/Tigrinya translation of Atrahasis – Tablet 1 – Part 6


One thing you have to ask yourself is how does Ge’ez/Tigrinya translation give an accurate historical and contextual etymology which makes much more sense than the manistream translations. I will leave you to your own judgement.

Atra Ahasis – it is time to investigate – እተራ አሐሲስ

Atra hesus – It is the time for the inferiors – እተራ ሕጹጽ

Atra hase – It is time to make things right – እተራ ሀሴ

Ahasis – አሐሲስ – inquire, demand, scrutnize, investigate.

Hesa/Hayasa – ሔሰ\ሐየሰ – be better, be suitable, make things better.

Atra/Etera -እተራ – the turn of something. a time for something.

Hesus – ሕጹጽ – less, minor, insufficient, inferior, diminished.

Atrahasis – Tablet 1 – column 2 – line 189 – 241  (Note – some of the tablets were damaged)


189 – Those who said she committed adultery were ten,

190 – The ten were tied, those who refused,

191 – The suffering people out loud told said, languish, waste away,

192 – their treachery they painted,

193 – from that time on, anyone that comes looks at them with astonishment,

194 – when the ten enetered, among them, out loud,

195 – The son became higher, They said the father is impotent,

196 – The father is powerless, Enlil broke him,

197 – The suffering people out loud told said, languish, waste away,

198 – Nintu gets angry and gets into the quarrel/fight,

199 – her horns came out and it was from four sides,

200 – Nintu entered the fight,

201 – The people also saw Enki get into the fight,

202 – And then he told everyone,

203 – If our hands eneter the fight, It will be worse for all of you,

204 – Enki gets angry and gets into the quarrel/fight,

205 – His horns came out and it was from four sides,

206 – her wings came out and men seventy of them,

207 – she lifted them off, at that time torment, they screamed,

208 – they have returned, they have been cured,

209 – they were covered in lepers which was growing,

210 – fThose who were cleansed, those who came,

211 – celebration of Nintu was included in the big festivals,

212 – They chanted to her outloud, her heart is one of a kind,

213 – her manners, very humble,

214 – she picked a name UMI for herself at that time,

215 – for her victory, her name, our The lady with the Kind heart,

216 – her festival became on the sixth at that time,

217 – the honey mean at that time of the lady of the kind heart,

218 – hers manners they said, like,

219 – one quarter of the Annuna,

220 – The trumpet was heard,

221 – her wings came out and men seventy of them,

222 – she lifted them off, at that time torment, they screamed,

223 – her region at that time,

224 – till the sea was her soverign,

225 – Those who were cleansed and who came,

226 – Nintu is theelevated kind one,

227 – she picked a name UMI for herself at that time,

228 – for her victory, her name, our The lady with the Kind heart,

229 – her festival became on the sixth at that time,

230 – The honey mead at that time was very sweet like her,

231 – after they drunk, they told her what a tasy drink,

232 – glory to the Annuna the God’s,

233 – The Igigi said our God’s,

234 – She showed them her hands, and she told them that she has lowered it,

235 – But when MAMI gets angry and gets into the quarrel/fight,

236 – her horns come out and it was from four sides,

237 – The people saw the annointment

238 – and then the crowning,

239 – from her land, those who came were clean,

240 – from them, no one was found who was suffering,

241 – The suffering people, started helping and guiding aloud,


below is the the translation by Wilfred G. Lambert and Alan R. Millard for comparison

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