Seraiah

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8. Priest who sealed the covenant (Neh. 10:22Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah, (Nehemiah 10:2)).
12. Son of Neriah: to him was committed by Jeremiah a roll “written against Babylon,” to be read at Babylon, and then with a stone tied to it, he was to cast it into the Euphrates; and to declare, “Thus shall Babylon sink” (Jer. 51:59-6459The word which Jeremiah the prophet commanded Seraiah the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, when he went with Zedekiah the king of Judah into Babylon in the fourth year of his reign. And this Seraiah was a quiet prince. 60So Jeremiah wrote in a book all the evil that should come upon Babylon, even all these words that are written against Babylon. 61And Jeremiah said to Seraiah, When thou comest to Babylon, and shalt see, and shalt read all these words; 62Then shalt thou say, O Lord, thou hast spoken against this place, to cut it off, that none shall remain in it, neither man nor beast, but that it shall be desolate for ever. 63And it shall be, when thou hast made an end of reading this book, that thou shalt bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of Euphrates: 64And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring upon her: and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah. (Jeremiah 51:59‑64)). In Jeremiah 51:5959The word which Jeremiah the prophet commanded Seraiah the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, when he went with Zedekiah the king of Judah into Babylon in the fourth year of his reign. And this Seraiah was a quiet prince. (Jeremiah 51:59), instead of “a quiet prince,” it is better translated “chief chamberlain,” as in the margin.