[ en-lil ]
/ ˈɛn lɪl /
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the king of the Sumerian gods and the god of the air.
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How to use Enlil in a sentence
The first of these, however, the hymn to Enlil, may be regarded as introductory to the offering of sacrifices.
Above we quoted the first two lines of a twenty-five line Sumerian processional hymn to Enlil.
The next five lines, still continuing the message of Enlil to his son, has the refrain: “Who can strive with thee.”
He appears also to have been a worshipper of Enlil of Nippur, to whose influence he credited his military successes.
In this period the early national pantheon may have taken shape, Bel Enlil being the chief deity.