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1 Chronicles 7:7; 1 Chronicles 7:12. IRI or IRIJAH. Son of Shelemiah, "captain of the ward"; met Jeremiah at the Jerusalem "gate of Benjamin," accused him of deserting to the Chaldees, and brought him to the princes (Jeremiah 37:13-14). The death of Hananiah Iri's grandfather, for false prophecy, was foretold by Jeremiah; the grandson now takes his revenge (Jeremiah 28:16).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Iri'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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