Even Lahmu and Lahamu, the first children of Tiamat and Apsu end up supporting Marduk.
When on high the heaven had not been named, Firm ground below had not been called by name, Naught but primordial Apsu, their begetter, And Mummu-Tiamat, she who bore them all.
With Apsu she gives birth first to Lahmu and Lahamu and then a series of other gods before she is destroyed and cut up by Marduk.
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3) Portrayed as an elemental entity at the opening of the epic as he mingles his waters with those of Tiamat, Apsu does not remain so for long.
9) In the case of Apsu, his assumption of the agu may similarly signify his transformation into a more civilized and active entity, the direct result of his contribution to the differentiation and organization of the world through the generation of the gods.
These parallels reflect an underlying belief that gods are born and develop in places called mummu and Apsu and are fathered, nurtured, and raised by divine beings.
usepisma For Ansar, king of all the gods, creator of himself, / father of the gods, who became luxuriant of limb in the Apsu .
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This includes pairs and their descendants, namely, Apsu and Tiamat, Lahmu and Lahamu, Ansar and Kisar, the unpaired Anu, and finally Nudimmud (Enki/Ea).
In his search for fame, Gilgames kills the innocent Humbaba, whose role had been to protect the Forest of Cedar, and Marduk kills Tiamat, who was legitimately avenging the murder of Apsu.