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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Gemariah

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  1. Son of Shaphan the scribe. It was in Gemariah's chamber that Baruch read to the people the prophecy of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 36:10-12). Gemariah was one of the princes who entreated King Jehoiakim not to destroy the roll taken from Baruch (Jeremiah 36:10-12,25).
  2. Son of Hilkiah; sent by Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar, bearing at the same time a letter from Jeremiah to the captive Jews (Jeremiah 29:1,3).
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Gemariah'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/g/gemariah.html. 1901.

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