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Jeremiel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeremiel
Jeremiel 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.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jeremiel (Angel)
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
Jeremiel
Jeremiel jer-ə-mīʹəl [Lat Hieremihel, prob for Heb. yeraḥmeʾēl—‘may God have compassion’]. AV mg, RSV, NEB 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 probably identical with the Ramiel of 2 Bar. 55:3
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jeremiel
Jeremiel (Lat. Hieremihel)The archangel who responded to the questions of the righteous dead concerning resurrection (2 Esdr. 4:36). He is presumed to be the same as Ramiel or Ramael (so Syr; cf. 2 Bar. 55:3) or Remiel (1 En. 20:8 mg).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeremiel
Jeremiel [jə rĕmˊĭ əl, jĕr ə mīˊəl] (Lat. Hieremihel, from Heb. yeraḥme˒ēl[?]).* The archangel who responded to the questions of the righteous dead concerning resurrection (2 Esdr. 4:36; KJV “Uriel”). He is presumed to be the same as Ramiel or Ramael (so Syr.; cf. 2 Apoc. Bar. 55:3)
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Jeremiel
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
JEREMIEL
JEREMIEL<jer-e-mi’-el> (Latin Hieremihel, al. Jeremiel, “El hurls” or “El appoints”): the King James Version margin and the Revised Version (British and American) in 2 Esdras 4:36 for the King James Version “Uriel.” He is here called the “archangel” who answers the questions raised by the
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Jeremiel
Jeremiel ji-rem’ee-uhl (Lat. Hieremihel, possibly corresponding to Jerahmeel). An archangel who answers the questions asked by the righteous dead (2 Esd. 4:36; KJV, “Uriel”). He is perhaps to be identified with Ramiel/Remiel (2 Bar. 55.3; 1 En. 20.8). See Uriel #3.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Jeremiel
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.