- the king of the Sumerian gods and the god of the air.
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This is indicated by the statement that the kingship is decreed for him by Enlil.
Enlil, the god of Nippur, had a similar career; originally local, he became supreme.Introduction to the History of Religions
Crawford Howell Toy
The stream of Enlil bringeth not good water like the Tigris.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery
L.W. King and H.R. Hall
We shall see that throughout the text Anu and Enlil are the ultimate rulers of both gods and men.
Enlil thereupon changes his intention, and going up into the ship, leads Ut-napishtim forth.