the Greek form of the name of Jeremiah the prophet. ( Matthew 16:14 )

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jeremias,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.


jer-e-mi'-as (Ieremias):

(1) Named among the sons of Baani as one of those who had married foreign wives (1 Esdras 9:34). In Ezra 10:33 we find, "Jeremai" among the sons of Hashum. In 1 Esdras it should come in 9:33 before Manasses.

(2) See JEREMIAH (general article).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JEREMIAS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.