Lachish 2: Thanks and Good Wishes (3.42A)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Hebrew Letters

Lachish 2: Thanks and Good Wishes (3.42A)

Subject: 1 Sam 2:24; 1 Kgs 10:7; 2 Kgs 19:7; Jer 51:46; Prov 15:30; 25:25; 2 Kgs 8:13

Salutation (lines 1–2)

To my lord Yaush.1 May Yahweh2 give you good news3  a at this very time.

Humble Thanks for Being Remembered (lines 3–5)

Who is your servant (but) a dog4  b that my lord should remember5 his servant? May Yahweh give my lord first knowledge6 of anything you do not already know.

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“Lachish 2: Thanks and Good Wishes (3.42A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_42A>



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