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).