Gemariah

Gemariah

(gĕmərī`ə), in the Bible. 1 Jewish noble favorable to Jeremiah and Baruch. 2 Envoy to Nebuchadnezzar.
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It is his brother Gemariah who would be part of the circle of advisors around Jehoiakim when the scroll was burned (36:12, 25), and it will be his son Gedalia to whom the Babylonians will entrust Jeremiah in 587 and whom the Babylonians will appoint to be governor over the province (39:14; 40:7)." William Holladay, A Commentary on the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah Chapters 26-52, Philadelphia, Fortress, 1989, p.
Berlin 11379 (slm mslk mn mh, "Greetings |to~ Meshullach from mh") and British Museum 45035 (slm mykyh mn ydnyh, "Greetings |to~ Micaiah from Jedaniah" and slm mykyh mn ntn br gmryh, "Greetings |to~ Micaiah from Nathan son of Gemariah").(4) The third letter of the second word in line 2 is apparently the nun of kn, "now," the transition marker frequently used by the anonymous scribe (Berlin P.