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Gedaliah

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

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Son of Ahikam, appointed by Nebuchadnezzar to govern Judea after the destruction of Jerusalem. Like his father, he honored and befriended Jeremiah, Jeremiah 40:5 . He began the administration of his government at Mizpeh with wisdom, but in two months was treacherously murdered by one Ishmael, 2 Kings 25:22-26 Jeremiah 39:14 40:5-41:18 .

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Gedaliah'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ats/​g/gedaliah.html. 1859.
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