Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Ugaritic Letters; Between King or Queen and a Non-Royal Personage (20) Ṯipṭibaʿlu (Shibti-baʿlu) to the King (RS 18.040) (3.45T) 1 Subject: 2 Sam 6:13; 1 Kgs 1:9, 19, 25
Address (lines 1–4) To the king, my master, say: Message of Ṯipṭibaʿlu, your [se]rvant:
Prostration Formula (
lines 5–8) [At] the feet of my master, [seve]n times, seven times, (from) a[f]ar do I fall.
The (Military) Situation in Lawasanda (
lines 9–19) As for your servant, in Lawasanda I am keeping an eye (on …