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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Ebed-Melech

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A servant of the king; probably an official title, an Ethiopian, "one of the eunuchs which was in the king's house;" i.e., in the palace of Zedekiah, king of Judah. He interceded with the king in Jeremiah's behalf, and was the means of saving him from death by famine (Jeremiah 38:7-13 : comp 39:15-18).

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Ebed-Melech'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/e/ebed-melech.html. 1897.

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