Jeremiah


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Jer·e·mi·ah 1

 (jĕr′ə-mī′ə)
A Hebrew prophet of the seventh and sixth centuries bc.

[Late Latin Ieremiās, from Hebrew yirməyāhû, Yahweh has established : yirm, he has established; see rmy in Semitic roots + yāhû, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

Jer·e·mi·ah 2

 (jĕr′ə-mī′ə)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[After Jeremiah.]

Jeremiah

(ˌdʒɛrɪˈmaɪə)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament
a. a major prophet of Judah from about 626 to 587 bc
b. the book containing his oracles
2. a person who habitually prophesies doom or denounces contemporary society

Jer•e•mi•ah

(ˌdʒɛr əˈmaɪ ə)

n.
1. a Major Prophet of the 6th and 7th centuries B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Jer.
Jer`e•mi′an, Jer`e•mi•an′ic (-maɪˈæn ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jeremiah - (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)Jeremiah - (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.Jeremiah - a book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Translations
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Jeremias
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Jeremijas
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Jeremiah

[ˌdʒerɪˈmaɪə] NJeremías

Jeremiah

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Jeremiah

[ˌdʒɛrɪˈmaɪə] nGeremia m
References in classic literature ?
I'll tell Jeremiah that you ordered me to bring it you.
My husband, Jeremiah Flintwinch, can conquer even your mother.
You'll have bitter words together to-morrow, Arthur; you and your mother,' said Jeremiah.
You will never be asked to begin it again for me, Jeremiah.
She had been collecting sheets and blankets from a press, and hastened to gather them up, and to reply, 'Yes, Jeremiah.
No one in this world knows Jeremiah Pearson as I know him, Admiral.
Westmacott, "will you allow that I know him when I tell you that my maiden name was Ada Pearson, and that Jeremiah is my only brother?
Great-uncle Jeremiah King used to live where Uncle Roger lives now, when Grandfather King was alive and Uncle Roger was a boy.
The next day the little man came, and she began with TIMOTHY, ICHABOD, BENJAMIN, JEREMIAH, and all the names she could remember; but to all and each of them he said, 'Madam, that is not my name.
Jeremiah Cobb was favoring the horses as much as possible, yet never losing sight of the fact that he carried the mail.
Jeremiah Cobb's slow-moving mind that the bird perched by his side was a bird of very different feather from those to which he was accustomed in his daily drives.
For every one of those phrases he modulated under the fig-trees more sadly than the Lamentations of Jeremiah on Jeudi Saint overset me--was like death.