Biography of Abdi-Kheba. (???)

(Ab-di-khe-ba or go-khe-ba). Prince of Jerusalem, especially known for several letters located at Tell al - Amarna and showing the strong rivalry that exists between the small kingdoms of Palestine, controlled by Egypt, to deduct from the accusations that took place before Amenhotep III and Akhenaten, Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty. This last Pharaoh Abdi-kheba had been accused of traitor; However, the Prince of Jerusalem, at the same time, requested military aid to Egypt to fight against his most direct enemies, Shuwardata of Hebron and Gaza Milkilu, who had captured him different enclaves, aided by the habiru. In one of the indicated letters is noted for the first time the documentary reference to the town of Bethlehem (Bit-Lahmi).