Letter of Labʾayu of Shechem (Šakmu) (EA 254) (3.92G)
(479 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Akkadian Archival Documents; Letters; Tell El-Amarna

Commentary

Labʾayu again protests his utter loyalty, further elaborating the rhetoric of  EA 253 (COSB.3.92F).

Letter of Labʾayu of Shechem (Šakmu) (EA 254) (3.92G)

Subject: Gen 43:28; 1 Sam 24:9; Isa 60:14; Josh 10:33; 12:12; 16:3, 10; 21:21; Judg 1:29; 2 Sam 5:25; 1 Kgs 15–17; 1 Chr 6:52; 7:28; 14:16; 20:4; 1 Sam 8:11–17

(lines 1–5)

To the king, my lord and my Sun. Thus Labʾayu, your servant and the dirt on whi…

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Moran, William, “Letter of Labʾayu of Shechem (Šakmu) (EA 254) (3.92G)”, 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_92G>



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