19. IN PRAISE OF NUT, UTTERANCES 427-435
777a. To say: Nut, spread thyself over thy son, Osiris N.;
777b. hide him from Set; protect him, Nut.
777c. Thou art come, that thou mayest protect (lit. hide) thy son; come now,
protect this Great One.
778a. To say: Nut, fall upon thy son, Osiris N.;
778b. protect him, Great Sieve (protectress), this Great One among thy
779a. To say by Geb: Nut, thou art become (spiritually) mighty:
779b. thou wast (already physically) mighty in the womb of thy mother,
Tefnut, before thou wast born.
779c. Protect N. with life and well-being. He shall not die.
780a. To say: Mighty was, thy heart,
780b. when thou wast in the body of thy mother, in thy name of
781a. (To say:) Thou art the daughter, who has gained (physical) power over
her mother, who dawned as king of Lower Egypt.
781b. Make N. (spiritually) mighty in thy womb. He shall not die.
782a. To say: Great lady, who didst become heaven, thou didst become
782b. thou art become victorious, thou hast filled every place with thy
782c. The whole earth lies (lit. is) under thee; thou hast taken possession
782d. thou encompassest the earth and all things (therein) in thine arms;
782e. mayest thou establish this N. in thee as an imperishable star.
783a. To say: I have fertilized thee as Geb, in thy name of "Heaven";
783b. I have united to thee the whole earth in every place.
784a. To say: High one over the earth, thou art above thy father Shu, who
hast the mastery over him.
784b. He has loved thee in that he has set himself under thee; all things
785a. Thou hast taken each god to thyself with his boat;
785b. thou hast educated them as "She of a thousand souls,"
785c. so that they will not disappear from thee like stars.
785d. So let not N. leave thee, in thy name of "Far off one" (or,
786a. To say: I am Nut, "the Granary." I have proclaimed the name
of Osiris N.,
786b. namely, "Horus, beloved of the two lands, N."; "King of
Upper and Lower Egypt, N.";
786c. "nb.ti, beloved of the
Corporation, N."; "falcon over gold, N. ";
787a. "heir of Geb, his beloved N.", "beloved of all the
787b. given all life, stability, prosperity, health, joy like Rē, thou
livest for ever.