UTTERANCE 475 The god-Star and the two paths of life as Second Sight and Illusion

This selection is located in the pyramid of Pepi I on the west wall of the Antechamber. Faulkner is assuming in his translation, that the third person Pepi I was originally in the first person.
 

946a. djed medu ii mecheneti pu

djed  'Said (in the Antechamber facing West)'  [Faulkner omits]
medu  'is the solitary Word.'  [Faulkner omits]
ii  'O,'  [Faulkner has 'Ahoy,']
mecheneti pu  'such a Ferrying Star!'  [Faulkner has 'Ferryman!']

Said (in the Antechamber facing West) is the solitary Word. O, such a Ferrying Star!
 

946b. ini nu en heru ini iret ef

ini nu  'Bring this'
en heru  'for Second Sight,'  [Faulkner has 'to Horus,']
ini  'bring'
iret ef  'its Eye;'  [Faulkner has 'his Eye;']

Bring this for Second Sight, bring its Eye;
 

946c. ini nu en setesh ini cherui ef

ini nu  'bring this'
en setesh  'for Illusion,'  [Faulkner has 'to Seth,']
ini  'bring'
cherui ef  'its two testicles!'  [Faulkner has 'his testicles!']

bring this for Illusion, bring its two testicles!
 

947a. setjep iret heru kher em ges iabet en pet

setjep  'There leaps up'
iret heru  'the Eye of a Second Sight'  [Faulkner has 'the Eye of Horus']
kher  'which is fallen'  [Faulkner has 'who fell']
em ges iabet  'in the east side'
en pet  'of the Blue Void,'  [Faulkner has 'of the sky,']

There leaps up the Eye of a Second Sight which is fallen in the east side of the Blue Void,
 

947b. setjep Pepi I pen heno es sedja Pepi I pen em ges iabet en pet

setjep Pepi I pen  'so that this Pepi I will leap up'  [Faulkner has 'and I will leap up']
heno es  'together with it,'  [Faulkner has 'with it,']
sedja Pepi I pen  'so that this Pepi I will be caused to ferry across'  [Faulkner has 'I will travel']
em ges iabet  'in the east side'
en pet  'of the Blue Void,'  [Faulkner has 'of the sky,']

so that this Pepi I will leap up together with it, so that this Pepi I will be caused to ferry across in the east side of the Blue Void,
 

948a. shem ef setep ef zau ir ro

shem ef  'so that he will go'  [Faulkner has 'and I will go']
setep ef zau ir  'and he will choose to attain an extension to'  [Faulkner has 'and escort']
ro  'the god-Star'  [Faulkner has 'Ro']

so that he will go and he will choose to attain an extension to the god-Star
 

948b. em set netjeru ziu en kau esen

em set  'in the place'
netjeru ziu  'of the gods who attain'  [Faulkner has 'of the gods who go'
en kau esen  'for their consciousnesses,'  [Faulkner has 'to their doubles,']

in the place of the gods who attain for their consciousnesses,
 

948c. onekhu em iaut heru onekhu em iaut setesh

onekhu  'who live'
em iaut heru  'in the realms of Second Sight'  [Faulkner has 'in the mounds of Horus']
onekhu  'and who live'
em iaut setesh  'in the realms of Illusion.'  [Faulkner has 'in the mounds of Seth.]

who live in the realms of Second Sight and who live in the realms of Illusion.
 

949a. mek Pepi I pen iii mek Pepi I pen peri en onekh uas

mek  'Behold,'
Pepi I pen iii  'this Pepi I has come'  [Faulkner has 'I have come']
mek Pepi I pen peri  'and has levitated'  [Faulkner has 'and gone,']
en onekh uas  'for life and the path of the Eye.'  [Faulkner omits]

Behold, this Pepi I has come and levitated for life and the path of the Eye.
 

949b. peher en Pepi I pen qau pet

peher en Pepi I pen  'It is because this Pepi I has reached'  [Faulkner has 'for I have reached']
qau  'the spiritual height'
pet  'of the Blue Void,'  [Faulkner has 'of the sky,']

It is because this Pepi I has reached the spiritual height of the Blue Void,
 

949c. ne khesef Pepi I pen in oh hedj uru ir meseqet sehedu

ne khesef Pepi I pen  'that this Pepi I will not be opposed'  [Faulkner has 'and I have not been opposed']
in oh hedj uru  'by the Castle of Whiteness of the spiritually Great Ones'  [Faulkner has 'by the Great Ones of the Castle of the Mace,']
ir meseqet sehedu  'on the way to the High Birth Void of the Enlightened Ones,'  [Faulkner has 'who are on the Milky Way(?).

that this Pepi I will not be opposed by the Castle of Whiteness of the spiritually Great Ones on the way to the High Birth Void of the Enlightened Ones,
 

950a. nis monedjet ir Pepi I pen Pepi I pu peneq se

nis monedjet  'that the god-Star Levitator will be summoned'  [Faulkner has 'The Day-bark is summoned']
ir Pepi I pen  'to this Pepi I,'  [Faulkner has 'for me,']
Pepi I pu  'that it will be such a Pepi I'  [Faulkner has 'and I am he']
peneq se  'who will help to levitate it,'  [Faulkner has 'who bales it out,']

that the god-Star Levitator will be summoned to this Pepi I, that it will be such a Pepi I who will help to levitate it,
 

950b. de ro Pepi I pen em neb onekh uas

de ro Pepi I pen  'and that the god-Star will set this Pepi I in place'  [Faulkner has 'for Ro has set me']
em neb  'as a possessor'
onekh  'of life'
uas  'and the path of the Eye.'  [Faulkner has 'and dominion.']

and that the god-Star will set this Pepi I in place as a possessor of life and the path of the Eye.
 
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