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Gemariah

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1. The son Shaphan, a scribe of the temple in the time of Jehoiakim. In his apartment Baruch read aloud the prophecies of Jeremiah; and he, with others, secured a second and more public reading, and brought the roll to be read to the king, who cause it to be burned, Jeremiah 36:1-32 .

2. The son of Hilkiah, sent to Babylon by King Hezekiah with tribute money for Nebuchadnezzar. He was also the bearer of a letter in which Jeremiah warned the captive Jews against false prophets who promised them a speedy return, Jeremiah 29:3,4 .


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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Gemariah'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/g/gemariah.html. 1859.

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