Marduk set his decrees into motion and accomplished all he set his mind to. He spoke aloud: The newly-formed foundation of the world has been formed and my kindred are sore from toil tending the gardens watered by the rivers that issue from Tiamat’s eyes.
Lahmu and Lahamu took their seat in the holy assembly. To their left, the Igigi gods took their seats in the holy assembly; to their right, the Anunnaki gods took their seats in the holy assembly. Anshar, Anu, and Ea led Marduk to the feet of the holy mother and the holy father. They prepared a dais for him and presented him before the assembly of the Holy Ones to receive from them the right to rule.