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Arad 40: the Edomite Problem (3.43L)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Hebrew Letters

Arad 40: the Edomite Problem (3.43L) 1

Subject: 1 Kgs 8:58

Your son Gemar[yahu], as well as Neḥemyahu, (hereby) send [greetings to] (you) Malkiyahu.2 I bless [you to Yahweh]. And now, your servant has applied himself o to what you ordered.3 [I (hereby) write] to my lord [everything that the man] wanted. [Eshyahu has come] from you but [he has not given] them any men. You know [the reports from] Edom. I sent them to [my] lord [before] …

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“Arad 40: the Edomite Problem (3.43L)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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