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Holman Bible Dictionary
(gehm uh ri' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh has completed or carried out.” 1. Messenger King Zedekiah (597-586 B.C.) sent to Babylon. He carried a letter from Jeremiah to the exiles (Jeremiah 29:3
. Son of Shaphan, the court scribe, who had a room in the Temple, where Baruch read from Jeremiah's sermons to the congregation (Jeremiah 36:10
). Later, Gemariah sought to keep the king from burning Jeremiah's scroll (Jeremiah 36:25
). See Shaphan
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Gemariah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/g/gemariah.html. 1991.