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JER 41:2 Then arose Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and the ten men that
were with him, and smote Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan
with the sword, and slew him, whom the king of Babylon had made governor
over the land.
JER 41:3 Ishmael also slew all the Jews that were with him, even with
Gedaliah, at Mizpah, and the Chaldeans that were found there, and the
men of war.
JER 41:4 And it came to pass the second day after he had slain
Gedaliah, and no man knew it,
JER 41:5 That there came certain from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from
Samaria, even fourscore men, having their beards shaven, and their
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