Withdrawal from House (3.67)
(1,849 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Egyptian Aramaic

Commentary

Like the preceding document, this too was drawn up in the presence of the Troop Commander. But unlike that one, there is no mention here of a suit. A nephew of Jezaniah, Mibtahiah’s first husband, withdrew from Jezaniah’s house in favor of Mibtahiah’s children from her second husband, here named Nathan (lines 2–9). Upon Jezaniah’s premature de…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Withdrawal from House (3.67)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_67>



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