§ 125

Law § 125 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a man gave his property for safekeeping, and where he gave (it), his property along with the property of the owner of the house has gone missing, either through a break-in or through a burglary, the owner of the house is the one who (-ma; §29.2) was negligent; he will make good and restore to the owner of the goods whatever (the other man) gave him for safekeeping and he lost; the owner of the house will look for his stolen property and get (it) from his thief.

Cuneiform

Law § 125 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 15, col. R IV–V, lns. 66–79; 1–7)

Transliteration

šum-ma a-wi-lum mi-im-ma-šu a-na ma-ṣa-ru-tim id-di-in-ma a-šar id-di-nu ù lu i-na pí-il-ši-im ù lu i-na na-ba-al-ka-at-tim mi-im-mu-šu it-ti mi-im-me-e be-el É iḫ-ta-li-iq be-el É ša i-gu-ma mi-im-ma ša a-na ma-ṣa-ru-tim id-di-nu-šum-ma ú-ḫal-li-qú ú-ša-lam-ma a-na be-el NÍG.GA i-ri-a-ab be-el É mi-im-ma-šu ḫal-qá-am iš-te-ne-i-ma [it]-ti šar-ra-⸢qá⸣-ni-šu i-le-qé

Source: Huehnergard (2011, p. 414)

Normalization

šumma awīlum mimmâšu ana maṣṣarūtim iddim-ma ašar iddinu ū lū ina pilšim ū lū ina nabalkattim mimmûšu itti mimmê bēl bītim iḫtaliq, bēl bītim ša īgû-ma; mimma ša ana maṣṣarūtim iddinūšum-ma uḫalliqu ušallam-ma ana bēl makkūrim irīab; bēl bītim mimmâšu ḫalqam išteneʾʾī-ma [it]ti šarrāqānīšu ileqqe.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 112)

Translation

If a man gave his property for safekeeping, and where he gave (it), his property along with the property of the owner of the house has gone missing, either through a break-in or through a burglary, the owner of the house is the one who (-ma; §29.2) was negligent; he will make good and restore to the owner of the goods whatever (the other man) gave him for safekeeping and he lost; the owner of the house will look for his stolen property and get (it) from his thief.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 112)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 125 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 1 Nov. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/125. [Accessed 13 Apr. 2024]

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Dedović, B. (2023, November 1). § 125 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/125

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Dedović, Boban. "§ 125 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created November 1, 2023. Modified March 28, 2024. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/125.

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Bibliography

Abulhab, Saad D. The Law Code of Hammurabi: Transliterated and Literally Translated from its Early Classical Arabic Language. New York, NY: Blautopf, 2017.

ACH

Bergmann, Eugen. Codex Ḫammurabi: Textus Primigenius. Rome, Italy: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1953.

CHTP

Huehnergard, John. A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2011.

HAG3

Huehnergard, John. Key to a Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013.

HKEY3

OMNIKA Foundation Contributors. "OMNIKA: Digital Mythology Library & Search Engine." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation, accessed November 14, 2023. https://omnika.org. [Visit]

Richardson, Mervyn E.J. Hammurabi's Laws: Text, Translation and Glossary. New York, NY: T & T Clark International, 2004.

RHL

Sound of Text Contributors. "Sound of Text: AI Text-to-Speech." Accessed November 14, 2023. https://soundoftext.app. [Visit]

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