|Biblical PN||1.||Prophet to JUDAH (1 Nephi 5:13; 7:14; Helaman 8:20 (x3)), who was also a kohen ("priest").|
|Lehite PN||2.||One of Twelve Disciples of JESUS (3 Nephi 19:4)|
The biblical name JEREMIAH is from HEBREW yirmiyyāh(û) “YHWH exalts, or yarēmay, from the causative jussive 3rd sgl middle weak verb = NT KJV Jeremias, Jeremy (Matthew 16:14; 27:9) = LXX Greek ieramei(m), “YHWH founded.” The form that appears in the Book of Mormon is the English form of the Greek.
See also Jeremiah / Jeramiah Variant
Deseret Alphabet: 𐐖𐐇𐐡𐐀𐐣𐐌𐐂 (dʒɛriːmaɪɑː)