Jeremiah the Prophet (יִרְמְיָה, yirmeyah) the prophet. The son of Hilkiah, who prophesied ca. 628–585 bc during the reigns of Josiah, Jehoahaz, Jehoiachin, Jehoiakim, and Zedekiah. Known as the weeping prophet because of his message of judgment and displays of emotion.
Jeremiah (Heb. yirmĕyâ, yirmĕyāhû)1. A man from Libnah, the grandfather of Jehoahaz and Zedekiah, kings of Judah (2 Kgs. 23:31; 24:18). Jeremiah’s daughter Hamutal was the wife of King Josiah.2. The head of a clan of the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr. 5:24). He is described as a warrior and a