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Lachish 9: Requests (3.42F)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Hebrew Letters

Lachish 9: Requests (3.42F)

Subject: 1 Sam 17:30; 2 Sam 3:11; 1 Kgs 12:6

Salutation (lines 1–2)

May Yahweh give my lord the [best] possible news.

Release to Bearer (lines 3–4)1

[And] now, give ten (loaves of) bread and two (bat-measures?)2 of wine (to bearer).

Request for Information (lines 4–9)

Return word o [to] your servant by the intermediary of Shelemyahu regarding what we are to do tomorrow.

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“Lachish 9: Requests (3.42F)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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