Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

1137 – Gedaliah, son of Pashur

More and more names mentioned in the book of Jeremiah are being found in seal impressions recovered from the oldest area of Jerusalem. Archaeologist Eilat Mazar reports the discovery of a bulla bearing the name of Gedaliah, son of Pashur, who is mentioned in Jeremiah 38:1 in excavations in the city of David area. Also on this week’s program, we review archaeology in relation to the seven cities of the book of Revelation.


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