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Gemariah

Holman Bible Dictionary

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(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 ). 2 . 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 .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Gemariah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​g/gemariah.html. 1991.
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