(Texts: All Artifacts, Color Coding, & Writings in Bold Type With Italics Inside Parenthesis, are Added by Editor R. Brown, not the Authors, Translators, or Publishers!)
(gods in blue … mixed-breed demigods in teal)
I placed [at their service the former ramku-priests, pašīšu-priests,
(and) ecstatics], those initiated [in secret rites.
I set] before them [purification priests], āšipu-priests, [lamentation priests],
(and) singers, [who] have mastered (their) [entire cr]aft.
[I built anew E]t[emenanki],
[May the god Marduk and the goddess Zarpanītu (Sarpanit), the gods, my helpers],
look with joy upon my good deeds and bless my kingship in their steadfast heart(s).
[Let] the seed of my priestly office endure (along) with the foundations of Esagil (and) Babylon;
let my [kingship] be sustaining [to the] people forever like the plant of life
[so that I may shepherd their populace in truth] and justice; […] … […] basalt.
The glory of the great [lord, my] l[ord], (and) the deeds I [had done] … […]