But not forty a days passed before two of Sennacherib's b sons killed him, and they fled to the mountains of Ararat, and his son Esar-haddon c reigned after him. He appointed Ahikar, the son of my brother Hanael d over all the accounts of his kingdom, and he had authority over the entire administration.
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