- the governor of Judah after its conquest by Babylon. II Kings 25:22–26.
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In 1897, on the fast of Gedaliah, a missionary attended the synagogue.
Gedaliah swore to them that they should be pardoned and protected by the Chaldeans.
Yet Gedaliah made up in style for his lack of historical method.Chapters on Jewish Literature
Ishmael seemed to be reciprocating Gedaliah's confidence by putting himself in the governor's power.
Gedaliah's misplaced confidence soon had fatal consequences.