Withdrawal from Goods (3.66)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Egyptian Aramaic


It must have been shortly after the death of Esḥor that the brothers Menahem and Ananiah, grandsons of Shelomam, sued Jedaniah and Mahseiah before the Chief and the Troop Commander, claiming that Shelomam had deposited assorted goods with Esḥor, who never returned them. The brothers were interrogated and satisfied the claimants by returning …

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Porten, Bezalel, “Withdrawal from Goods (3.66)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 16 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_66>

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