Pronounce: yir-meh-yaw'

Strong: H3414

Orig: or Yirmyahuw \i yir-meh-yaw'-hoo\i0\plain\f3\fs21\cf23 ; from 7311 and 3050; Jah will rise; Jirmejah, the name of eight or nine Israelites:--Jeremiah. H7311 H3050

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong: G2408

    Jeremiah = "whom Jehovah has appointed"

    1) the major prophet, son of Hilkiah of the priestly family in Anathoth; author of the prophetic book bearing his name
    2) a man of Libnah and father of Hamutal the wife of king Josiah
    3) a Gadite who joined David at Ziklag
    4) a Manassehite, one of the mighty men of valour of the Transjordanic half tribe of Manasseh
    5) a Gadite and warrior of David
    6) a warrior of David
    7) a priest who joined Nehemiah in the covenant ceremony
    8) a priest also in the time of Nehemiah; maybe same as 7
    9) father of Jaazaniah the Rechabites