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Diurnal Prayers of Diviners (1.116)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Hymns and Prayers


As with the immediately preceding selection (above, Text COSB.1.115, note 1), divination (here again by means of the entrails) demanded and relied on a “truthful” answer from the deity. To secure such an answer, the divination priest invoked Shamash and Adad, patrons of divination, here in the company of other great deities. [WWH]

Diurnal Prayers of Diviners (1.116)

Subject: Exod 40:23; Lev 24:5f; 1 S…

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Foster, Benjamin R., “Diurnal Prayers of Diviners (1.116)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 07 December 2021 <>

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