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First Sentences in Amorite Found

Old Testament Project

27th February 2023

Graphic containing front cover of journal in which the tablets were published
Table showing the two columns on the tablet, compared with Biblical Hebrew
This example shows column 1(Amorite): lakhmu, Column 2 (Akkadian): aklum ("bread"), Biblical Hebrew: lekhem
Table showing nine words from the tablets in column 1 (Amorite) and column 2 (Akkadian) compared with the corresponding Biblical Hebrew. First row shows: na'lu (amorite) | shenum "sandal" (akkadian) | na'al