(From the Papyrus of Nu)
That which is an abomination unto me is death; let me not go into the chamber of torture which
is in the Tuat. I am the delight of the Khu of Osiris. I make to be content the heart[s] of those
who dwell among the divine things which are beloved [by me]. They cause the fear of me [to
abound], they create the awe of me to be in those divine beings who dwell in their own circles.
Behold, I am exalted on my own standard, and upon my throne, and upon my seat which is
assigned [to me]. I am the god Nu, and those who commit sin shall not destroy me. I am the
firstborn of the primeval god, and my soul is the Souls of the Eternal Gods, and my body is
Everlastingness. My created form is [that of] the god Eternity, the Lord of Years, and the
Prince of Everlastingness. I am the Creator of the Darkness, who maketh his seat in the
uttermost limits of the heavens, [which] I love. I arrive at their boundaries. I advance upon my
two legs. I direct my resting place. I sail over the sky. I fetter and destroy the hidden serpents
which are about my footsteps [in going to] the Lord of the Two Arms. My soul is the Souls of
the Eternal Gods, and my body is Everlastingness. I am the exalted one, the Lord of the Land
of Tebu. I am the Child in the city: "Young man in the country" is my name. "Imperishable one"
is my name. I am the Soul Creator of Nu. I make my habitation in Khert-Neter. My nest is
invisible, my egg is not broken. I have done away the evil which is in me. I shall see my Father,
the Lord of the Evening. His body dwelleth in Anu. I am made to be the Light-god, a dweller
in the Light-god, over the Western Domain of the Hebt bird.
(From the Saite Recension)
RUBRIC: If this Chapter be known [by the deceased], he will live like a perfect
Spirit-soul in Khert-Neter; no evil thing whatsoever shall overthrow him.