The Lachish Letters: Documents from Lehi’s Day


The Lachish Letters: Documents from Lehi’s Day

TitleThe Lachish Letters: Documents from Lehi’s Day
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1981
AuthorsNibley, Hugh W.
MagazineEnsign
Volume10
Issue Number12
Pagination48-54
Date PublishedDecember 1981
KeywordsAncient Near East; Archaeology; Lachish Letters; Lehi (Prophet); Mulek (Son of Zedekiah); Name; Politics
Abstract

Suggests connections between the Lachish letters written at the time Jerusalem was destroyed by the Babylonians and events associated with Lehi’s departure. Includes political pressures on prophets, types of proper names, and a possible identification of Mulek.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1981/12/the-lachish-letters-documents-from-lehis-day?lang=eng