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[ged-l-ahy-uh, gi-dahl-yuh]
  1. the governor of Judah after its conquest by Babylon. II Kings 25:22–26.
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Historical Examples of gedaliah

  • In 1897, on the fast of Gedaliah, a missionary attended the synagogue.

    The Quiver, Annual Volume 10/1899


  • 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.

  • Ishmael seemed to be reciprocating Gedaliah's confidence by putting himself in the governor's power.

  • Gedaliah's misplaced confidence soon had fatal consequences.