a Major Prophet of the 6th and 7th centuries b.c.
a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Jer.
a male given name.
- Jer·e·mi·an, Jer·e·mi·an·ic [jer-uh-mahy-an-ik]; /ˌdʒɛr ə maɪˈæn ɪk/; adjective
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How to use Jeremiah in a sentence
Among African Americans, the likes of Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, or Jeremiah Wright cannot do it.
If she wants voters to believe and trust in her, she must court favor with the local pastor, Jeremiah.The Good Wife’s Religion Politics: Voters Have No Faith in Alicia's Atheism | Regina Lizik | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jeremiah has written numerous books and credited Small in at least two of them for his marketing genius.How the Religious Right Scams Its Way Onto the New York Times Bestseller List | Warren Throckmorton | November 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Can you imagine someone naming a street after Jeremiah in his own time?
One of them, Jeremiah McKay, 35, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
When they reached a place called Bet Kuro, Jeremiah obtained better clothing for them.
The reference is to the thirtieth chapter of Jeremiah, from which an extract is here made at length.Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews | Handley C.G. Moule
We have not found it in any of the minor prophets, and but twice in the prophecies of Jeremiah, and once in Ezekiel.
"I have put my words in thy mouth" was spoken to Jeremiah (chapter i:9); and Ezekiel makes the same experience.The Prophet Ezekiel | Arno C. Gaebelein
This view would make Ezekiel an enthusiastic admirer and copyist of Jeremiah.The Prophet Ezekiel | Arno C. Gaebelein
British Dictionary definitions for Jeremiah
a major prophet of Judah from about 626 to 587 bc
the book containing his oracles
a person who habitually prophesies doom or denounces contemporary society
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Cultural definitions for Jeremiah
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