Jeremiah meaning

jĕr'ə-mī'ə
A masculine name: dim. Jerry; var. Jeremy.
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(Abrahamic religions) An ancient prophet, the author of the Book of Jeremiah, and of the Lamentations.
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A male given name of biblical origin.
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A Hebrew prophet of the seventh and sixth centuries bc .
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(biblical) A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
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A person who is pessimistic about the present and foresees a calamitous future; a prophet of doom.
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(UK) Expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration, etc.
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A person pessimistic about the future.
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Origin of jeremiah

  • Late Latin Ieremiās from Hebrew yirməyāhû Yahweh has established yirm he has established rmy in Semitic roots yāhû Yahweh hwy in Semitic roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • After Jeremiah
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From the Hebrew יִרְמְיָה (yirm'yá, “Jeremiah”, literally “Yahweh exalt”).
    From Wiktionary