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Lexicon :: Strong's G2408 - ieremias

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Ἰερεμίας
Transliteration
ieremias (Key)
Pronunciation
hee-er-em-ee'-as
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Hebrew origin יִרְמְיָה (H3414)
Dictionary Aids

TDNT Reference: 3:218,*

Strong’s Definitions

Ἱερεμίας Hieremías, hee-er-em-ee'-as; of Hebrew origin (H3414); Hieremias (i.e. Jermijah), an Israelite:—Jeremiah.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G2408 in the following manner: Jeremias (1x), Jeremy (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G2408 in the following manner: Jeremias (1x), Jeremy (2x).
  1. Jeremiah = "whom Jehovah has appointed"

    1. the son of Hilkiah of the priests that were in Anathoth. He was called very young (B.C. 626) to the prophetic office, and prophesied 42 years. He probably died in Egypt.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Ἱερεμίας Hieremías, hee-er-em-ee'-as; of Hebrew origin (H3414); Hieremias (i.e. Jermijah), an Israelite:—Jeremiah.
STRONGS G2408:
Ἰερεμίας [WH Ἰερ. (see their Introductory § 408); so Rec.st in Matthew 27:9], -ου [Buttmann, 17 (16), 8], , (יִרְמְיָה or יִרְמְיָהוּ, equivalent to יָהּ יִרְמֶה 'Jehovah casts forth' (his enemies?), or 'Jehovah hurls' (his thunderbolts?); cf. Bleek, Einl. in das A. T. § 206, p. 469, [cf. B. D. under the word Jeremiah]), Jeremiah [A. V. also Jeremias, Jeremy], a famous Hebrew prophet, who prophesied from [circa] B. C. 627 until the destruction of Jerusalem [B. C. 586]. Afterward, he departed into Egypt, where he appears to have died; [cf. B. D. under the word Jeremiah, I. 6]: Matthew 2:17; Matthew 16:14; Matthew 27:9 (in the last passage his name is given by mistake, for the words quoted are found in Zechariah 11:12f; [cf. Prof. Brown in the Journal of the Society for Biblical Literature and Exegesis for December, 1882, p. 101ff; Toy, Quot. in N. T., p. 68ff; for a history of attempted explanations, see Dr. James Morison, Commentary on Matthew, the passage cited]).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Zechariah
11:12
Matthew
2:17; 16:14; 27:9; 27:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2408 matches the Greek Ἰερεμίας (ieremias),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:17 - Then what had been spoken through Jeremiah G2408 the prophet was fulfilled:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:14 - And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; and others, [fn]Elijah; and still others, [fn]Jeremiah G2408, or one of the other prophets.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:9 - Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah G2408 the prophet was fulfilled: “AND [fn]THEY TOOK THE THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER, THE PRICE OF THE ONE WHOSE PRICE HAD BEEN SET by the sons of Israel;
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