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Kareah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kareah
Kareah (קָרֵחַ‎, qareach). The father of Johanan. (2 Kgs 25:23; Jer 40:8–16; 41:11–16; 42:1–8; 43:2–5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kareah (Person)
KAREAH (PERSON) [Heb qārēaḥ (קָרֵחַ)]. The father of Johanan and Jonathan, two of the captains of the Judean forces in the open country (2 Kgs 25:23; Jer 40:8). These captains, including the sons of Kareah, approached Gedeliah shortly after the Exile of 587 b.c., and Gedeliah urged their cooperation
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kareah
Kareah. Father of Jonathan and Johanan (2 Kgs 25:23, kjv Careah). After Jerusalem fell to Nebuchadnezzar’s army, his sons joined Gedaliah at Mizpah (Jer 40:8–43:5).
Careah
Careah. kjv spelling of Kareah, Johanan’s father, in 2 Kings 25:23.See Kareah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kareah
Kareah kə-rēʹə [Heb. qārē (a)ḥ-‘bald head’]; AV also CAREAH (2 K. 25:23). The father of the Johanan and Jonathan who after the fall of Jerusalem joined Gedaliah at Mizpah (2 K. 25:23; Jer. 40:8, 13–16; 41:11–16; 42:1, 8; 43:2–5).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kareah
KAREAH Father of Jonathan and Johanan (2 Kgs 25:23). After Jerusalem fell to Nebuchadnezzar’s army, his sons joined Gedaliah at Mizpah (Jer 40:8–43:5).
Careah
CAREAH* kjv spelling of Kareah, Johanan’s father, in 2 Kings 25:23. See Kareah.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kareah
Kareah (kuh-ree´uh; Heb., “bald”), the father of Johanan, a military commander in Judah at the beginning of the exile (2 Kings 25:23; Jer. 40:8).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kareah
KAREAH. The father of Jonathan (Jer 40:8) and Johanan (2 Kgs 25:23 [Careah in KJV]; Jer 40:8, 13, 15–16; 41:11, 13–14, 16; 42:1, 8; 43:2, 4–5), who were captains loyal to Gedaliah, governor of the land after the fall of Jerusalem.
Careah
CAREAH. Father of the captains Johanan and Jonathan, who came to Gedaliah, the Babylonian governor of Judah (2 Kgs 25:23). In other Scriptures the name is spelled Kareah (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kareah
Kareah (Heb. qārēaḥ)The father of Johanan (1), a military leader in Judah who escaped deportation after the Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem (2 Kgs. 25:23; Jer. 40:8; 41:11; 42:1, 8; 43:2).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kareah
Kareah [kə rēˊə] (Heb. qārēaḥ “bald head”), The father of Johanan 1, a military leader in Judah who escaped deportation after the Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem (2 Kgs. 25:23; KJV “Careah”; Jer. 40:8–16; 41:11–16; 42:1, 8; 43:2–5).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kareah
Kare´ah (bald), the father of Johanan and Jonathan, who supported Gedaliah’s authority and avenged his murder. Jer. 40:8, 13, 15, 16; 41:11, 13, 14, 16; 42:1, 8; 43:2, 4, 5. (b.c. before 588.)
Careah
Care´ah (bald head), father of Johanan, 2 Kings 25:23; elsewhere spelt Kareah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kareah
KARE´AH (ka-rēʹa; “bald”). The father of Johanan and Jonathan, Jewish leaders in the time of Gedaliah, the Babylonian-appointed governor of Jerusalem (Jer. 40:8, 13, 15–16; 41:11, 13–14, 16; 42:1, 8; 43:2, 4–5). He is called Careah in 2 Kings 25:23, KJV.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Kareah
Kareahbald, the father of Johanan and Jonathan, who for a time were loyal to Gedaliah, the Babylonian governor of Jerusalem (Jer. 40:8, 13, 15, 16).
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Relatives
Johanan Son