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Shelemiah (father of Irijah)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
The father of Irijah, a sentry who arrested Jeremiah on accusations of deserting to the Babylonians. The son of Hananiah (Jer 37:13).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
SHELEMIAH (PERSON) [Heb šelemyâ (שֶׁלֶמְיָה); šelemiyāhû (שֶׁלֶמִיָהוּ)]. The personal name of some nine individuals, most of whom were in the late Judean or postexilic period.1. A Judean to whom the cast of the lot fell for the office of high gatekeeper of the Solomonic temple’s E gate (1 Chr
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shelemiah shel-ə-mīʹə [Heb. šelemyâ, šelemyāhû—‘Yahweh has recompensed’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shelemiah (shel´uh-mi´uh; Heb., “the Lord has recompensed/restored”).1 The son of Cushi and father of Nethaniah. He was sent by Jerusalem officials to tell Baruch to read from the scroll of Jeremiah (Jer. 36:14).2 The son of Abdeel. He was one of Jehoiakim’s men sent to arrest Baruch and Jeremiah (Jer.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
SHELEMIAH. A biblical name somewhat common at the time of the Exile.1. A shorter form of Meshelemiah, a Levite appointed gatekeeper in the tabernacle during the reign of David (1 Chr 26:1–2, 14).2. Son of Cushi and grandfather of Jehudi whom the princes sent to bring Baruch with the writings of Jeremiah
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shelemiah [shĕlˊə mīˊə] (Heb. šelemyâ, šelemyāhû “Yahweh has recompensed”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary