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Jer 40:8
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So they came to Gedaliah at Mizpah. The commanders included Ishmael son of Nethaniah, Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, Seraiah son of Tanhumeth, the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jezaniah son of the Maacathite—they and their men.
 
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Jeremiah 40:9 (NIV)

Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, took an oath to reassure them and their men. ‘Do not be afraid to
serve the Babylonians,’ he said. ‘Settle down in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and it will go well with you.
 
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Jeremiah 40:10 (NIV)

I myself will stay in Mizpah to represent you before the Babylonians who come to us, but you are to harvest the
wine, summer fruit and olive oil, and put them in your storage jars, and live in the towns you have taken over.’
 
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Jeremiah 40:11 (KJV)
Likewise when all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the Ammonites, and in Edom, and that were in all the countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan;
 
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Jeremiah 40:14 (NIV)

and said to him, ‘Don’t you know that Baalis king of the Ammonites has sent Ishmael son of Nethaniah to take your life?’
But Gedaliah son of Ahikam did not believe them.
 
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Jeremiah 40:15 (KJV)
Then Johanan the son of Kareah spake to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it: wherefore should he slay thee, that all the Jews which are gathered unto thee should be scattered, and the remnant in Judah perish?
 
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Jeremiah 41:1 (NKJV)
Now it came to pass in the seventh month that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the royal family and of the officers of the king, came with ten men to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, at Mizpah. And there they ate bread together in Mizpah.
 
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Jeremiah 41:3 (New Catholic Bible)

Ishmael also killed all the Judeans who were with Gedaliah in Mizpah as well as the Chaldean soldiers who were present.
 
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Jeremiah 41:7 (NIV)

When they went into the city, Ishmael son of Nethaniah and the men who were with him slaughtered them
and threw them into a cistern.
 
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Jeremiah 41:8 (NIV)

But ten of them said to Ishmael, ‘Don’t kill us! We have wheat and barley, olive oil and honey, hidden in a field.’
So he let them alone and did not kill them with the others.
 
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Jeremiah 41:10 (KJV)
Then Ishmael carried away captive all the residue of the people that were in Mizpah, even the king's daughters, and all the people that remained in Mizpah, whom Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had committed to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam: and Ishmael the son of Nethaniah carried them away captive, and departed to go over to the Ammonites.