Emergency Report From a City-commander (RS 19.011) (3.45FF)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Ugaritic Letters; Between Non-Royal Correspondents

(32) Emergency Report From a City-commander (RS 19.011) (3.45FF) 1

Subject: Judg 6:4; Mal 3:11; Gen 13:10; 18:28; 19:13–14; 2 Kgs 19:12; Lam 2:8; Isa 10:6; Exod 22:5; 1 Sam 23:1

Address (lines 1–2)

To ǴRDN,2 my master, say:

The Report (lines 3–11)

BN ḪRNK has come (here), he has defeated the (local) troops,3 he has pillaged xx the town, he has even burned4 our grain5  yy on the threshing-floors zz and destroyed the vineyards. aaa 

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“Emergency Report From a City-commander (RS 19.011) (3.45FF)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 27 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_45FF>



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