JEREMIAH

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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)

Etymology

The biblical name JEREMIAH is from HEBREW yirmiyyāh(û) “YHWH exalts, or yarēmay, from the causative jussive 3rd sgl middle weak verb[1] = NT KJV Jeremias, Jeremy (Matthew 16:14; 27:9) = LXX Greek ieramei(m), “YHWH founded.”[1] The form that appears in the Book of Mormon is the English form of the Greek.

See also Jeremiah / Jeramiah Variant

Variants

jeraniah, jeramiah

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐖𐐇𐐡𐐀𐐣𐐌𐐂 (dʒɛriːmaɪɑː)

Notes


  1. HALOT.
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