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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|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|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.
The Rev. Jeremiah, witnessing the performance, had his curiosity aroused: "What is de word you uv writ, suh?"Gabriel Tolliver|Joel Chandler Harris
But the difference will not affect my point, which is that the words seem to imply the contingency of Jeremiah's leaving Anathoth.
Jeremiah changes, in like manner, employing sometimes the first and sometimes the third person.Companion to the Bible|E. P. Barrows
This punishment had already been mentioned by Jeremiah in the case of Nebuchadrezzar.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Daniel|F. W. Farrar
Jeremiah Scout,—in the confidence of Mr. and Mrs. Clipclose, and porter to the establishment,—Mr. Harley.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume I|Various
British Dictionary definitions for jeremiah
- a major prophet of Judah from about 626 to 587 bc
- the book containing his oracles
Word Origin and History for jeremiah
masc. proper name, Old Testament prophet (see jeremiad) who flourished c.626-586 B.C.E., from Late Latin Jeremias, from Hebrew Yirmeyah, probably literally "may Jehovah exalt," but Klein suggests it also might be short for Yirmeyahu "the Lord casts, the Lord founds," and compares the first element in Jerusalem. The vernacular form in English was Jeremy.