(Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
a book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
A prophet in Judah during the Babylonian crisis (late seventh and early sixth centuries B.C.E.); he was persecuted because of his unpopular prophetic statements, including a prediction of the fall of Jerusalem; also, the prophetic book containing his oracles and narratives about him. See Chapter 11.
a prophet who lived around 600 BC. There is a book in the Old Testament named after him in which Jeremiah tried to reform the life of the Jews and spoke of the individual's relationship with God. He also warned of the Babylonian invasion.
Jeremiah (×™Ö´×¨Ö°×žÖ°×™Ö¸×”×•Ö¼ "the LORD will raise", Standard Hebrew YirmÉ™yÃ¡hu, frequently misspelt as YirmiyÃ¡hu, Tiberian Hebrew YirmÉ™yÄhÅ«) (or, perhaps meaning "God will throw, cast away"), (Arabic: Ê”ArmiyÄ, ArmiyÄ Ø£Ø±Ù…ÙŠØ§) one of the 'greater prophets' of the Old Testament. He was the son of Hilkiah, a priest of Anathoth.