§ 42

Law § 42 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If a man rented a field for cultivation but has not produced any grain in the field, he will be convicted of not working the field and will give the owner of the field grain corresponding to his neighbors.

Cuneiform

Law § 42 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 9, col. XII–XIII, lns. 63–67; 1-5)

Transliteration

šum-ma a-wi-lum A.ŠÀ a-na er-re-šu-tim ú-še-ṣi-ma i-na A.ŠÀ ŠE la uš-tab-ši i-na A.ŠÀ ši-ip-ri-im la e-pé-ši-im ú-ka-an-nu-šu-ma ŠE ki-ma i-te-šu a-na be-el A.ŠÀ i-na-ad-di-in

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 89)

Normalization

šumma awīlum eqlam ana errēšūtim ušēṣī-ma ina eqlim âm lā uštabši, ina eqlim šiprim lā epēšim ukannūšū-ma âm kīma itêšu ana bēl eqlim inaddin.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 89)

Translation

If a man rented a field for cultivation but has not produced any grain in the field, he will be convicted of not working the field and will give the owner of the field grain corresponding to his neighbors.

Source: Huehnergard (2013, p. 89)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 42 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 26 Oct. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/42. [Accessed 20 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, October 26). § 42 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/42

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 42 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created October 26, 2023. Modified March 27, 2024. Accessed April 20, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/42.

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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]

SoT

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