Arad 18: A Letter From One of Elyashib’s Subordinates (3.43I)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Hebrew Letters

Arad 18: A Letter From One of Elyashib’s Subordinates (3.43I)

Subject: Ezra 2:44; Neh 7:47; Neh 13:4–9

To my lord Elyashib. May Yahweh concern himself with your well-being.1 And now, give Shemaryahu a letek-measure (?) (of flour?) and to the Qerosite g give a ḥomer-measure (?) (of flour?).2

A Confidential Matter (lines 7–10)

As regards the matter concerning which you gave me orders: everything is fine now: he is staying in the temple of Yahweh.3  h 

Biblical References

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“Arad 18: A Letter From One of Elyashib’s Subordinates (3.43I)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 21 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_43I>



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