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Arad 21: A Son’s Letter (3.43J)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Hebrew Letters

Arad 21: A Son’s Letter (3.43J)

Subject: 1 Sam 24:20; Prov 13:21; 25:22

Your son Yehukal (hereby) sends greetings to (you) Gedalyahu [son of] Elyair and to your household. I bless you to Yahweh. And now, if my lord had done […] may Yahweh reward i my lord […].1

Biblical References

i 1 Sam 24:20 Prov 13:21 25:22


^ back to text1. This letter was originally ten lines long, but only the praescriptio and the beginning of the body are reasonably well preserved.

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“Arad 21: A Son’s Letter (3.43J)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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