Prayer to Thoth – papyrus Sallier I (unknown translator)

O Djehuty, place me in Khmun, your city, where life is pleasant!
You supply me what I need in bread and beer, you keep watch over my mouth when speaking.
Would that I had Djehuty behind me at the Judgement!
Come to me, when I enter in before the Lords of Ma’at, and so shall I be made True of Voice.
You great palm tree, sixty cubits high, on which are fruits. Stones are in the fruits and water in the stones. You who bring water to a place far away, come, deliver me who is silent.
Djehuty you sweet well for one who thirsts in the wilderness!
It is closed to him with words to say, it is open to him who is silent. The silent one comes and finds the well.
The passionate one comes and You are hidden from him.

English translation from: John L.Foster, Hymns, Prayers and Songs, an Anthology of Ancient Egyptian Lyric Poetry
English translation from: Miriam Lichtheim – Ancient Egyptian literature, vol.II
English translation from: Ancient Egyptian Religion, by Henri Frankfort, pp. 79-80

English translation from: C.J.Bleeker, Hathor and Thoth. Two key figures of Ancient-Egyptian religion, p.154
English translation from: author unknown
Russian translation by M.A.Korostovzev

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