§ 50

Law § 50 of Hammurabi's Code

Translation
If he has given him a field already set or a field already set with sesame, it is the owner of the field who should collect whatever grain may be produced from the field and repay the merchant the silver and the interest.

Cuneiform

Law § 50 - Cuneiform - Law Code of Hammurabi

Source: Bergmann (1953, p. 10, col. XIV, lns. 45–55)

Transliteration

šum-ma eḳlam ir-ša-am u lu-u eḳil šamaššammim ir-ša-am id-di-in šeʾam u šamaššammam ša i-na eḳlim ib-ba-aš-šu-u be-el eḳli-ma i-li-ḳi-ma kaspam u ṣi-ba-zu a-na tamkarim u-ta-ar

Source: Abulhab (2017, p. 43)

Normalization

šumma eqel eršam u lu eqel šamaššammī eršam iddin, šeʾam u lu šamaššammī ša ina eqlim ibbaššû bēl eqlimma ileqqēma kaspam u ṣibassu ana tamkārim utâr.

Source: Richardson (2004, p. 60)

Translation

If he has given him a field already set or a field already set with sesame, it is the owner of the field who should collect whatever grain may be produced from the field and repay the merchant the silver and the interest.

Source: Richardson (2004, p. 61)

Citation

Dedović, B. "§ 50 - eHammurabi." OMNIKA Foundation, 26 Oct. 2023, ehlaw.org/law/50. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2024]

MLA 9

Dedović, B. (2023, October 26). § 50 - eHammurabi. OMNIKA Foundation. https://ehlaw.org/law/50

APA 7

Dedović, Boban. "§ 50 - eHammurabi." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created October 26, 2023. Modified March 27, 2024. Accessed April 19, 2024. https://ehlaw.org/law/50.

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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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