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Gemariah

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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gem - a - rı̄´a ( גּמריהוּ , gemaryāhū , גּמריה , gemaryāh , "Yahweh hath accomplished"):

(1) Son of Shaphan the scribe, one of the princes, from whose chamber Baruch read Jeremiah's prophecies to the people. He, with others, sought to stay Jehoiakim from burning the roll (Jeremiah 36:10 , Jeremiah 36:11 , Jeremiah 36:12 , Jeremiah 36:25 ).

(2) Son of Hilkiah, one of Zedekiah's ambassadors to Babylon, by whom Jeremiah sent his letter to the captives (Jeremiah 29:3 ).

Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Gemariah'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​g/gemariah.html. 1915.
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