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An archangel who speaks to Ezra in the book of 2 Esdras (2 Esdras 4:36). This archangel is not mentioned in 1 Enoch. For further information, including information about archangels, see these articles: Esdras, Second Book of; Angel; Enoch, First Book of.
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JEREMIEL (ANGEL) [Lat Hieremihel]. The angelic name that appears in the Latin mss of 2 Esdr 4:36. The variant remihel is also attested, corresponding to rmʾyl in Syriac mss. The Latin transliteration Hieremihel is thought to correspond to Gk yeremeēl or yeremiēl, forms which appear in many mss of the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
JEREMIEL ירמיאלI. An angel bearing this name is attested in this form only in 4 Ezra (4:36), i.e. in a work that belongs only to a part of the Vg-tradition. The name probably derives from the Hebrew root rûm, ‘to be high, exalted’. Since the ‘-el’ ending already includes the theophoric element, one
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
JEREMIEL, jer-ē̇-mīʹel (Lat Hieremihel, al. Jeremiel, “El hurls” or “El appoints”): AVm and RV in 2 Esd 4:36 for AV “Uriel.” He is here called the “archangel” who answers the questions raised by the souls of the righteous dead. He is perhaps identical with Ramiel of Apoc Bar or Remiel of Eth Enoch.