Character Study on Tanhumeth

Character Study on Tanhumeth

2 Kings 25: And when all the captains of the armies, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah governor, there came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan the son of Careah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the son of a Maachathite, they and their men.
Jeremiah 40: Then they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah the son of a Maachathite, they and their men.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Tanhumeth
TANHUMETH . The father (?) of Seraiah, one of the Heb. captains who joined Gedaliah at Mizpah ( 2 Kings 25:23 , Jeremiah 40:8 ).

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Tanhumeth
Consolation, a Netophathite; one of the captains who supported Gedaliah (2 Kings 25:23 ; Jeremiah 40:8 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Tanhumeth
Jeremiah 40:8; 2 Kings 25:23.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Tanhumeth
(tan hyoo' mehth) Personal name meaning, “comforting.” Father of Seraiah, a captain of forces remaining with Gedaliah in Judah following the deportation of Babylon (2 Kings 25:23 ; Jeremiah 40:8 ). A Lachish stamp witnesses to the name as does an Arad inscription.



Hitchcock's Bible Names - Tanhumeth
Consolation; repentance
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Tanhumeth
Father of Seraiah. Jeremiah 40:8 . Called 'the Netophathite,' in 2 Kings 25:23 .

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Tanhumeth - Tanhumeth
Sera'Iah - ) ... The son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite
Seraiah - Son of Tanhumeth: a captain in the time of Gedaliah
Seraiah - Son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite; came to the Babylonian viceroy Gedaliah to Mizpah, who promised security to the Jews who should dwell in the land, serving the king of Babylon (2 Kings 25:23; Jeremiah 40:8)