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Will of Ammitaku Leader of Alalakh (2.136)
(364 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; “Functional” Inscriptions; Royal Grants


This Middle Bronze Age (Level VII) text may be compared to the account of David’s arrangement for the public proclamation of Solomon as king and his successor in 1 Kings 1. Both examples reflect the concern for royal succession which provides for the stability of the government.

Will of Ammitaku Leader of Alalakh (2.136)

Subject: 2 Sam 10:6, 8




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Hess, Richard S., “Will of Ammitaku Leader of Alalakh (2.136)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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