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Noun: Jeremiah  ,je-ru'mI-u
  1. (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
  2. A book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
    - Book of Jeremiah

Derived forms: Jeremiahs

Type of: book, prophet

Part of: Nebiim, Nevi'im, Old Testament, Prophets

Encyclopedia: Jeremiah, David