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Ṯipṭibaʿlu (Shibti-baʿlu) to the King (RS 18.040) (3.45T)
(440 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Ugaritic Letters; Between King or Queen and a Non-Royal Personage

(20) Ṯipṭibaʿlu (Shibti-baʿlu) to the King (RS 18.040) (3.45T) 1

Subject: 2 Sam 6:13; 1 Kgs 1:9, 19, 25

Address (lines 1–4)

To the king, my master, say: Message of Ṯipṭibaʿlu, your [se]rvant:

Prostration Formula (lines 5–8)

[At] the feet of my master, [seve]n times, seven times, (from) a[f]ar do I fall.

The (Military) Situation in Lawasanda (lines 9–19)

As for your servant, in Lawasanda I am keeping an eye (on …

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“Ṯipṭibaʿlu (Shibti-baʿlu) to the King (RS 18.040) (3.45T)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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