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Jeremiah


Jeremi’ah. 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. 2 Kings 23:31. (b.c. before 632.)

2, 3, 4 Three warriors—two of the tribe of Gad—in David’s army. 1 Chron. 12:4, 10, 13. (b.c. 1061–53.)

5. One of the “mighty men of valor” of the transjordanic half-tribe of Manasseh. 1 Chron. 5:24. (b.c. 782.)

6. A priest of high rank, head of the second or third of the twenty-one courses which are apparently enumerated in Neh. 10:2-8; 12:1, 12. (b.c. 446–410.)

7. The father of Jazaniah the Rechabite. Jer. 35:3. (b.c. before 606.)