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. 'Your having given up the business on your father's death--which she suspects, though we have left it to you to tell her--won't go off smoothly.'
"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.
Jeremiah Barker was my new master's name, but as every one called him Jerry, I shall do the same.
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.'
"Hoping to hear favorably from you soon, I remain, "Respectfully yours, "Jeremiah O.
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."