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
Jeremiáš
Jeremias
JeremiaJeremias
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Jeremijas
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Jeremiah

[ˌdʒerɪˈmaɪə] NJeremías

Jeremiah

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Jeremiah

[ˌdʒɛrɪˈmaɪə] nGeremia m
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Since I have been here, Job has been to the front once, and once Ham and Jeremiah both at the same time.
Jeremiah Cobb was favoring the horses as much as possible, yet never losing sight of the fact that he carried the mail.
Jeremiah Cruncher, sitting on his stool in Fleet-street with his grisly urchin beside him, a vast number and variety of objects in movement were every day presented.
In economics all roads lead to Socialism, although in nine cases out of ten, so far, the economist doesn't recognize his destination, and incurs the malediction pronounced by Jeremiah on those who justify the wicked for reward.
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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.
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.
No one in this world knows Jeremiah Pearson as I know him, Admiral.
Great-uncle Jeremiah King used to live where Uncle Roger lives now, when Grandfather King was alive and Uncle Roger was a boy.
Yet see what strong intellects dare not yet hear God himself unless he speak the phraseology of I know not what David, or Jeremiah, or Paul.
If the minor poet and philosopher has made us shy of the prophetic seriousness which characterized an Isaiah or a Jeremiah, it is surely our loss and the minor poet's gain.
We used to be full of virtuous wishes, but since Freud our wishes have become, in the words of the Prophet Jeremiah, "deceitful above all things and desperately wicked.