Character Study on Igdaliah

Character Study on Igdaliah

Jeremiah 35: And I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah, a man of God, which was by the chamber of the princes, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the keeper of the door:

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Igdaliah
(ihg duh li' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh is great.” Ancestor of the prophets whose chamber in the Temple Jeremiah used to test the Rechabites loyalty to their oath not to drink wine (Jeremiah 35:4 ). This is apparently evidence for professional prophets on the Temple staff. See Jeremiah ; Rechabites .



Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Igdaliah
The "man of God" (i.e. a prophet, one not his own; having parted with all right in himself, to be wholly God's: Deuteronomy 33:1, Moses; Elisha, 2 Kings 4:7; Timothy, 2 Timothy 3:17). Father of Hanan, in the chamber of whose sons Jeremiah (2 Timothy 35:4) met the Rechabites; as consecrated by its association with his name, it was a fit scene for the divine communication.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Igdaliah
IGDALIAH . A ‘man of God,’ father of Hanan, whose name is mentioned in connexion with Jeremiah’s interview with the Rechabites ( Jeremiah 35:4 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Igdaliah
Father of Hanan, 'a man of God.' Jeremiah 35:4 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Igdaliah
The greatness of the Lord

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Hanan - Son of Igdaliah, "a man of God" (Jeremiah 35:4), so reverenced that none would call in question what was transacted in his chamber
Man of od - ... We shall see this in the list that follows:... Moses, the Model of Intercession Jeremiah 15:1... The Angel of the Lord, Model of Sufficiency Judges 13:6... The Pre-existent CHRIST, Model of Justice1Sa2:27... Samuel, Model of Understanding1Sa9:6... Shemaiah, Model of Counsel1Ki12:22... Elijah, Model of Faithfulness1Ki17:18... Elisha, Model of Kindness2Ki4:7... Ahijah, Model of Severity2Ki23:16... David, Model of Praise2Ch8:14... Isaiah, Model of Spirituality2Ch25:7... Igdaliah, Model of Consecration Jeremiah 35:4... Timothy, Model of Holiness1Ti6:11... You, the Saint of GOD, Model of Godliness2Ti3:17...
Hanan - The son of Igdaliah
ha'Nan - (Nehemiah 13:13 ) ... Son of Igdaliah
Rechab - Their strict Nazarite vow was the ground of their admission into one of the temple chambers devoted to the sons of Hanak sprung from "Igdaliah a man of God," or prophet of special sanctity