Jeremiah

Main Prophecies in the Book of Jeremiah

1) The impending destruction of Jerusalem by Babylon; 2) the possibility of averting this destruction by repentance; 3) the submitting to Babylonian rule after it becomes apparent that domination is inevitable; 4) Babylon herself will be destroyed, never to rise again; and 5) Judah will return from captivity and eventually achieve an unsurpas...

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Outline of the Book of Jeremiah

Quick Overview of Jeremiah. – –1 – – the call of Jeremiah– – 1-20– –Jeremiah's prophecies against Judah under the reigns of Josiah and Jehoiachim– – 21-39 – –Jeremiah's prophecies against Judah until the fall of Jerusalem– – 40-45 – – Jeremiah's prophecies after the fall of Jerusalem – – 46-51 – – Jeremiah's prophecies against the surrounding ...

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Book of Jeremiah in Wikipedia

The Book of Jeremiah, or Jeremiah (יִרְמְיָהוּ Yirməyāhū in Hebrew), is part of the Hebrew Bible, Judaism's Tanakh, and later became a part of Christianity's Old Testament. It was originally written in a complex and poetic Hebrew (apart from verse 10:11, curiously written in Biblical Aramaic), recording the words and events surrounding the lif...

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Book of Jeremiah in Easton's Bible Dictionary

consists of twenty-three separate and independent sections, arranged in five books. I. The introduction, ch. 1. II. Reproofs of the sins of the Jews, consisting of seven sections, (1.) ch. 2; (2.) ch. 3-6; (3.) ch. 7-10; (4.) ch. 11-13; (5.) ch. 14-17:18; (6.) ch. 17:19-ch. 20; (7.) ch. 21-24. III. A general review of all nations, in two s...

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Book of Jeremiah in Smiths Bible Dictionary

"There can be little doubt that the book of Jeremiah grew out of the roll which Baruch wrote down at the prophet's mouth in the fourth year of Jehoiakim. ch. Jer 36:2 Apparently the prophets kept written records of their predictions, and collected into larger volumes such of them as were intended for permanent use." --Canon Cook. In the prese...

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Jeremiah (2) in Smiths Bible Dictionary

Seven other persons bearing the same name as the prophet are mentioned in the Old Testament:-- 1. Jeremiah of Libnah, father of Hamutal wife of Josiah. 2Ki 23:31 (B.C. before 632.) 2,3,4. Three warriors --two of the tribe of Gad-- in David's army. 1Ch 12:4,10,13 (B.C. 1061-53.) 5. One of the "mighty men of valor" of the transjordanic half-tr...

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Jeremiah (1) in Smiths Bible Dictionary

(whom Jehovah has appointed) was "the son of Hilkiah of the priests that were in Anathoth." Jer 1:1 1. History. --He was called very young (B.C. 626) to the prophetic office, and prophesied forty-two years; but we have hardly any mention of him during the eighteen years between his call and Josiah's death, or during the short reign of Jehoaha...

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Jeremiah (2) in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE

LITERATURE 1. Name and Person: The name of one of the greatest prophets of Israel. The Hebrew yirmeyahu, abbreviated to yirmeyah, signifies either "Yahweh hurls" or "Yahweh founds." Septuagint reads Iermias, and the Vulgate (Jerome's Latin Bible, 390-405 A.D.) Jeremias. As this name also occurs not infrequently, the prophet is called "the son ...

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Jeremiah (1) in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE

jer-e-mi'-a ((a) yirmeyahu, or (b) shorter form, yirmeyah, both differently explained as "Yah establishes (so Giesebrecht), whom Yahweh casts," i.e. possibly, as Gesenius suggests, "appoints" (A. B. Davidson in HDB, II, 569a), and "Yahweh looseneth" (the womb); see BDB): The form (b) is used of Jeremiah the prophet only in Jer 27:1; 28:5,6,10...

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