[ US /ˌdʒɛɹəˈmaɪə/ ]
  1. (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
  2. a book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
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How To Use Jeremiah In A Sentence

  • His brother Jeremiah played a stormer at corner back and his accurate deliveries to his forwards were one of the highlights of his play.
  • As the performance of God's promise to Jeremiah, in recompence for his services. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
  • Reminding the glossily appareled Jeremiah Cummings, the head of the Worldwide International Campaign for Christ, that Saint Paul traveled with only the shirt on his back, he asks, “Should I assume that this is the only $2,000 suit you own?” An Atheist Walks Into a Bar …
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  • In the first nocturn, the Church sings lessons from the Lamentations of Jeremiah, with a special melody famous for its solemnity and beauty, and entirely appropriate to the text. Compendium of the 1955 Holy Week Revisions of Pius XII: Part 5 - Tenebrae and the Divine Office of the Triduum
  • They were filled with a kind of righteous indignation that characterized Old Testament prophets like Amos, Isaiah, and Jeremiah!
  • It may be true that, according to Freddoso, Obama dismissed the slogan “Yes we can” as “vapid and mindless” when it was first proposed to him, in 2004, but he liked it well enough in 2008, and then came the null emptiness of the phrase — the audacity of hope — that he annexed from a windy sermon by Jeremiah Wright. Cool Cat
  • Once the woman was gone and the door was closed once again, Jeremiah grinned again.
  • There have been many histories of Jerusalem, from Jeremiah's sixth century B.C. monody to "For Jerusalem," a premature happy ending written in the 1970s by a successful mayor, Teddy Kollek. City of Peace—and War
  • The charge of inspiring prophets with false messages is founded, pretendingly, upon 1st Kings 22: 22, 23, Jeremiah 4: 10, and Ezekiel 14: The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, February, 1880
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