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.]
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations
Jeremiáš
Jeremias
JeremiaJeremias
JeremiaJeremias
Jeremijas
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Jeremiah

[ˌdʒerɪˈmaɪə] NJeremías
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Jeremiah

nJeremia(s) m
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Jeremiah

[ˌdʒɛrɪˈmaɪə] nGeremia m
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Rabbi Eliezer then said to the rabbis, "if the law is like me, let Heaven itself prove it!" A voice then emanated from the heavens and said, "why do you disagree with Rabbi Eliezer, for the law is always in accordance with his view." Rabbi Yehoshua rose to his feet and responded, "the Torah is 'not in Heaven.'" What does it mean that the Torah is "not in Heaven?" Rabbi Yirmiyah explained, "it means that the Torah was already given to Man at Mount Sinai, and we therefore do not pay any mind to legal interpretations offered by a heavenly voice, for God already wrote in the Torah itself, 'follow the majority view.'" (164) Following this incident Rabbi Natan met the Prophet Elijah and asked him how God responded to the exchange between Rabbi Yehoshua and his disputants.
Yirmiyah said: She would show the blood of menstrual impurity to the
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