Hebrew is written without vowels. The second spelling indicates how the Hebrew is pronounced.



See A. Peterson, Assyrian Sculptures, Palace of Sennacherib, Plate 29; E. F. Weidner, “Die Reliefs der assyrischen Könige III,” Archiv für Orientforschung 11 (1936/7), pp. 289–325, especially pp. 308–312.


See D. Diringer, Le iscrizioni antico-ebraice palestinesi, Florence, 1934, Table XIX, 24, p. 184, lhnnyhw//bn ’zryhw, “Belonging to Hananyahu son of Azaryahu,” Vorderasiatische Abteilung der Staatlichen Museen (East Berlin), VA 32; C. Graesser, “The Seal of Elijah,” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 220 (1975), pp. 63–66, now Rockefeller Museum, IDAM 74–1888 (probable origin: Gezer), l’lyhw/yqmyhw, “Belonging to Eliyahu (son of) Yaqimyahu”; N. Avigad, “The Chief of the Corvee,” Israel Exploration Journal 30 (1980), pp. 170–173, lpl’yhw mttyhw, “Belonging to Pela’yahu (son of) Mattityahu,” private collection; P. Bordreuil and A. Lemaire, “Nouveaux sceau hébreux et araméens,” Semitica 32 (1982), pp. 21–34, no. 3 lyknyhw // bn hkl, “Belonging to Menasseh (son of) Hakal” and no. 5, lmns³h mlkyhw, “Belonging to Menasseh (son of) Malkiyahu,” (private collection).