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Strong's #2408 - Ἱερεμίας

of Hebrew origin (H3414)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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Jeremiah = "whom Jehovah has appointed"
  1. the son of Hilkiah of the priests that were in Anathoth. He was called very young (B.C.
  2. to the prophetic office, and prophesied 42 years. He probably died in Egypt.
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KJV (3)
Matthew 3
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Matthew 3
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Matthew 3
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Matthew 3
ESV (2)
Matthew 2
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Matthew 3
Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ἰερεμίας (WH Ἰερεμίας (see their Introductory § 408); so Rec.st in Matthew 27:9), Ιερεμιου (Buttmann, 17 (16), 8), (יִרְמְיָה or יִרְמְיָהוּ, equivalent to יָהּ יִרְמֶה 'Jehovah casts forth' (his enemies?), or 'Jehovah hurls' (his thunderbolts?); cf. Bleek, Einl. in das A. T. § 206, p. 469 (cf. B. D. under the word )), Jeremiah (A. V. also Jeremias, Jeremy), a famous Hebrew prophet, who prophesied from (circa) until the destruction of Jerusalem (). Afterward, he departed into Egypt, where he appears to have died; (cf. B. D. under the word Jeremiah, I. 6): Matthew 2:17; Matthew 16:14; Matthew 27:9 (in the last passage his name is given by mistake, for the words quoted are found in Zechariah 11:12f; (cf. Prof. Brown in the Journal of the Society for Biblical Literature and Exegesis for December, 1882, p. 101ff; Toy, Quot. in N. T., p. 68ff; for a history of attempted explanations, see Dr. James Morison, Commentary on Matthew, the passage cited)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(T, Rec. Ἱερ -; v. WH, § 408), -ου ,

(Heb. Jeremiah the prophet: Matthew 2:17; Matthew 16:14; Matthew 27:9 (a ref. to Zechariah 11:13).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
Ιερεμιαν Ἰερεμίαν Ιερεμιου Ἰερεμίου Ieremian Ieremían Ieremiou Ieremíou
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