Jeremiah (father of Jaazinaiah)
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeremiah (Person). 1. Prophet to Judah before its fall in 586 bc; his name is sometimes spelled Jeremias (Mt 16:14) and Jeremy (Mt 2:17; 27:9) in the kjv.Jeremiah was born in the village of Anathoth, about three miles northeast of Jerusalem. His father’s name was Hilkiah, and he belonged to the tribe
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
7. Father of Jaazaniah, the head of the Rechabites in the time of Jeremiah the prophet (Jer. 35:3).
Jeremiah jer-ə-mīʹə [Heb. yirmeyāhû, yirmeyâ; Gk. Ieremias; Latin Jeremias]. A name of uncertain meaning, suggestions being “Yahweh founds,” “Yahweh exults,” “Yahweh loosens,” or “Yahweh throws.” The OT mentions nine different people by this name:
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JEREMIAH (Person)1. Prophet to Judah before its fall in 586 bc; his name is also spelled “Jeremias” (Mt 16:14) and “Jeremy” (Mt 2:17; 27:9) in the kjv.Jeremiah was born in the village of Anathoth, about three miles (4.8 kilometers) northeast of Jerusalem. His father’s name was Hilkiah, and he belonged
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JEREMIAH1. The head of a clan in the tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr 5:24).2, 3, and 4. Three warriors who joined David at Ziklag. The second and third were Gadites (1 Chr 12:4, 10, 13).5. An Israelite resident of Libnah whose daughter Hamutal became wife of King Josiah and mother of kings Jehoahaz and Zedekiah
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeremiah [jĕrˊə mīˊə] (Heb. yirmeyāhû, yirmeyâ “Yahweh lifts up” or “establishes”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
JEREMIAH (Hebrew, “the Lord will restore”) One of the major prophets of the Old Testament. We know more about Jeremiah than about any of the other prophets, because the book of Jeremiah—the longest in the Bible—includes many biographical details. As with the book, the life of Jeremiah is filled with
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Jeremiah (7th cent. bc), prophet of Judah. He was a native of Anathoth, nr. *Jerusalem, and probably belonged to the family of Abiathar, the high priest whom King *Solomon had deprived of his priestly functions. He was born c. 650, and received his vocation to the prophetic office c. 626 (Jer. 1:1–19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeremi´ah (whom Jehovah has appointed) was “the son of Hilkiah of the priests that were in Anathoth.” Jer. 1:1.1. History.—He was called very young (b.c. 626) to the prophetic office, and prophesied forty-two years; but we have hardly any mention of him during the eighteen years between his call and