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Jehudi
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehudi, Son of Nethaniah
Jehudi, Son of Nethaniah (יְהוּדִי‎, yehudiy). An official in the court of King Jehoiakim; he read Jeremiah’s scroll aloud before Jehoiakim burned it (Jer 36:14, 21, 23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehudi (Person)
JEHUDI (PERSON) [Heb yĕhûdı̂ (יְהוּדִי)]. An officer at the court of King Jehoiakim (Jer 36:14, 21, 23). It is probable that Jehudi was a scribe. In the prose narrative of Jeremiah 36, the royal officials (śārı̄m, translated “princes” in RSV and NAB) send Jehudi to summon Baruch to appear before
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehudi
Jehudi. Son of Nethaniah and a messenger of King Jehoiakim of Judah. He was sent by a number of princes to summon Baruch to read Jeremiah’s scroll privately to them. Later Jehoiakim ordered Jehudi to read the same scroll publicly before him and all the court, after which the writing was burned (Jer 36:14–23).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehudi
Jehudi jə-hoo̅ʹdī [Heb. yehûḏî—‘a Jew’]. An officer of King Jehoiakim (Jer. 36:14, 21, 23). He was sent by the princes to summon Baruch to read the roll containing Jeremiah’s prophecies to them; he afterward read them to the king, who destroyed the roll. His name, along with that of his great-grandfather
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehudi
JEHUDI Son of Nethaniah and a messenger of King Jehoiakim of Judah. He was sent by a number of princes to summon Baruch to read Jeremiah’s scroll privately to them. Later, Jehoiakim ordered Jehudi to read the same scroll publicly before him and all the court, after which the writing was burned (Jer 36:14–23).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehudi
Jehudi (ji-hyoo´di), a servant of the court of Jehoiakim. He was sent by the nobles to order Baruch to bring them the scroll of Jeremiah’s prophecies and then was ordered by the king to read the scroll before the court (Jer. 36:14, 21–23).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehudi
JEHUDI. The word refers to a man of Judah, a Jew. He was a messenger of King Jehoiakim (Jer 36:14, 21, 23) sent to Baruch to request him to bring the scroll in the presence of the king, who proceeded to cut and burn it as it was read by Jehudi.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jehudi
JEHUDI (Heb. yehûdî). Normally means ‘a Jew’, as in Zc. 8:23, but in Je. 36:14, 21, 23 it is the name of an officer of Jehoiakim’s court, who commanded Baruch to read the roll of Jeremiah’s prophecies to the princes, and later himself read it to the king, until Jehoiakim personally destroyed it.J.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehudi
Jehudi (Heb. yĕhûḏɩ̂)A court officer sent by the officials to summon Baruch to bring Jeremiah’s prophecies before King Jehoiakim (Jer. 36:14). Later Jehudi himself brought the scroll and read it to the king, who cut off portions and burned them (Jer. 36:21, 23). The gentilic form of the name suggests
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehudi
Jehudi [jə hōōˊdī] (Heb. yehûḏî “Jew, Judean”).† A court official sent by the princes to summon Baruch to bring Jeremiah’s prophecies before King Jehoiakim (Jer. 36:14); later Jehudi himself read the scroll to the king, who cut off portions and burned them (vv. 21, 23). The gentilic form
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jehudi
JEHUDI An officer in the court of King Jehoiakim (Jer 36:14, 21, 23). He is best known as the scribe who read the oracle scroll of Jeremiah to the king. As Jehudi read the oracle, Jehoiakim tore off and burned each of the columns and threw it into the fire. (See also Baruch and Jeremiah.)
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehudi
Jehu´di (a Jew), son of Nethaniah, a man employed by the princes of Jehoiakim’s court to fetch Baruch to read Jeremiah’s denunciation, Jer. 36:14, and then by the king to fetch the volume itself and read it to him. vs. 21, 23. (b.c. 605.)