The King to Ḥayyaʾil Regarding an Allotment of Logs (RS 16.264) (3.45Q)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Ugaritic Letters; Between King or Queen and a Non-Royal Personage

(17) The King to Ḥayyaʾil Regarding an Allotment of Logs (RS 16.264) (3.45Q) 1

Subject: Gen 6:14; Exod 25:5; 1 Kgs 5:20, 22, 24; 9:11; Ps 22:18

Address (lines 1–3)

Message (that) the king spoke: To Ḥayyaʾil:2

Reference to a Previous Letter from Ḥayyaʾil (lines 4–6)

Why do you keep sending me (the following message): “How am I to furnish3 the timbers4  jj for the temple of Damal?”?5

The King’s Decision (lines 7–21)6

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“The King to Ḥayyaʾil Regarding an Allotment of Logs (RS 16.264) (3.45Q)”, 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_45Q>



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