Rab-shakeh

Rab-shakeh

(răb-shā`kē), in the Bible, Assyrian official sent by Sennacherib against Jerusalem.
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By analogy, can one surmise here that Rab-shakeh too was reading from an Aramaic scroll when delivering his message to the besieged population of Jerusalem?
Rabshakeh, often hyphenated as Rab-shakeh (rab-saqe or rab-saqu in Akkadian), was the title of the third official listed in our narrative.
For a scholarly account of these designations, see Hayim Tadmor, "Rab-saris and Rab-shakeh in 2 Kings 18," in Carol L.