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Ishbi-Erra (2.92)
(144 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Early Old Babylonian Inscriptions


Ishbi-Erra, the first king of the Isin Dynasty, reigned ca. 2017–1985 bce. A Sumerian royal inscription known from a contemporary tablet copy from Nippur records the fabrication by the king of a lyre for the god Enlil of Nippur.

Ishbi-Erra (2.92)

Subject: Pss 33:2; 43:4; 49:4; 57:8; 71:22; 81:2; 92:3; 98:5; 108:2; 137:2; 147:7; 149:3

(1–3) For the god Enlil, l…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Ishbi-Erra (2.92)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 November 2021 <>

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