Archaeological Proof of the Prophet Jeremiah’s Helpers

Seal impression of Gemariah son of Shaphan
Courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority/Clara Amit

JERUSALEM – The historical setting of the biblical book of Jeremiah has been verified time and again by both archaeological discoveries and contemporary literary sources. Although the story took place over 2,600 years ago, many of Jeremiah’s friends, as well as the kings he warned, have been uncovered by modern science.

On today’s show, host Brent Nagtegaal discusses the historical reality of the Book of Jeremiah’s lesser-known heroes, who each had their own difficult journeys in support of the famous prophet.