Jeremiah sentence example

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  • The relations between the writings of Ezekiel and those of Jeremiah is not clear.
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  • This is the course taken by Jeremiah, who says boldly that God requires only obedience (Jer.
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  • It was here that velvets were first made about 1756, by Jeremiah Clarke, and muslins and cotton quiltings in 1763.
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  • William Crabtree, a friend of his, taking a journey to Yorkshire in 1639 to see Gascoigne, writes thus to his friend Jeremiah Horrocks.
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  • "The law of the State is binding law," was the principle which Samuel enunciated, here carrying to its logical outcome the admonition of Jeremiah.
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  • As Graetz says: "To Jeremiah and Mar Samuel Judaism owes the possibility of existence in a foreign country."
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  • He, like Jeremiah, was friendly to Nebuchadrezzar, regarding him as Yahweh's instrument for the chastisement of the nation.
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  • The main part of the book of Deuteronomy was "found" shortly before 621 B.C. and about the same time appeared the prophets Jeremiah and Zephaniah, and perhaps the book of Ruth.
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  • 15), but the ecstatic and orgiastic dervish who was meshuggah or " frenzied," a term which was constantly applied to him from the days of Elisha to those of Jeremiah (2 Kings ix.
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  • We hear the echoes in Jeremiah and Ezekiel and lastly in Haggai in ever feebler tones, and they were destined to reawaken in the Psalter (Pss.
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  • The next notable contribution to the permanent growth of Hebrew prophetic religion was made about a century after the lifetime of Isaiah by Jeremiah and Ezekiel.
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  • The outlook appeared indeed far darker to Jeremiah than it seemed more than a century before to Isaiah in the evil days of Jotham and Ahaz, " when the whole head was sick and the whole heart faint " (Isa.
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  • Jeremiah foresaw that there was now no possibility of recovery.
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  • Ezekiel, who borrowed both Jeremiah's language and ideas, expresses the same thought in the well-known words that Yahweh would give the people instead of a heart of stone a heart of flesh (Ezek.
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  • This is not the place to enter into the prolonged controversy as to the real significance of this term, whether it signifies the nation Israel or the righteous community only, or finally an idealized prophetic individual who, like the prophet Jeremiah, was destined to suffer for the well-being of his people.
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  • The Deutero-Isaiah closes a great prophetic succession, which begins with Amos, continues in Isaiah in even greater splendour with the added elements of hope and Messianic expectation, and receives further accession in Jeremiah with his special teaching on inward spiritual and personal religion which constituted the new covenant of divine grace.
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  • - Ezekiel was the successor of Jeremiah and inherited his conceptions.
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  • Jeremiah, when he foretold the destruction of the external state and temple ritual, found no resource save in a reconstruction that was internal and spiritual.
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  • While Jeremiah's tendency was spiritual and ideal, Ezekiel's was constructive and practical.
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  • He was the first to foretell with clearness the return of his people from captivity foreshadowed by Jeremiah, and he set himself the task even in 1 Thus in comparison with the " book of the covenant," Deuteronomy adds the stipulation in reference to the release of the slave; that his master was to provide him liberally from his flocks, his corn and his wine (Deut.
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  • The external bases of Israel's religion had been swept away, and in exchange for these Jeremiah had led his countrymen to the more permanent internal grounds of a spiritual renewal.
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  • It may with truth be said that after Jeremiah we discern the parting of the ways.
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  • The arrested prophetic movement of Jeremiah and Deutero-Isaiah reappears in John the Baptist and Jesus after an interval of more than five centuries.
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  • Like Jeremiah He foretold the destruction of the temple and suffered the extreme penalties of anti-patriotism.
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  • Apparently even the older accounts of the exodus are not of very great antiquity; according to Jeremiah ii.
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  • This is conclusively shown by the writings of Jeremiah (xxv.
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  • Throughout these stormy years the prophet Jeremiah (q.v.) had realized that Judah's only hope lay in submission to Babylonia.
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  • That attempts have been made to adjust contradictory representations is suggested by the prophecy ascribed to Jeremiah (xxvii.
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  • Jeremiah had admonished his exiled brothers: " Seek ye the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace " (Jer.
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  • The Jews of Babylonia, after the fall of the first temple, were termed by Jeremiah and Ezekiel the people of the "Exile."
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  • As we know from Jeremiah xlix.
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  • The most important parts are the homilies on Jeremiah, the books of Moses, Joshua and Luke, and the commentaries on Matthew, John and Romans.
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  • John Jeremiah Bigsby >>
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  • The letters of Acominatus, archbishop of Athens, towards the close of the 12th century, bewail the desolate condition of the city in language resembling that of Jeremiah in regard to Jerusalem.
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  • The name of the village was derived from a Swede, Jeremiah Dobbs, whose family probably moved hither from Delaware, and who at the beginning of the last quarter of the 18th century had a skiff ferry, which was kept up by his family for a century afterwards.
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  • Jeremiah promised them as a reward of their obedience that they should never lack a man to represent them (as a priest) before Yahweh, whence perhaps the later Jewish tradition that the Rechabites intermarried with the Levites and so entered the temple service.
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  • Among the most widely circulated were the commentaries on Jeremiah, Isaiah and Ezekiel, the Vaticinia pontificum and the De oneribus ecclesiae.
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  • The circumstances of his minority are not recorded, nor is anything related of the Scythian inroads which occurred in the latter half of the 7th century B.C., although some passages in the books of Jeremiah and Zephaniah are supposed to refer to the events.
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  • Although the character of the reforms throws remarkable light upon the condition of religion in Judah in the time of Josiah, it is to be observed that the writings of the contemporary prophets (Jeremiah, Ezekiel) make it very questionable whether the narratives are thoroughly trustworthy for the history of the king's measures.
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  • At the age of fourteen he entered Yale College, where he graduated in 1810 and where under the instruction of Jeremiah Day and Benjamin Silliman he received the first impulse towards electrical studies.
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  • The cipher Atbash (Canon VIII.) is used in Jeremiah xxv.
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  • The real Deuteronomic code does not mention it, and to Jeremiah (iii.
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  • are of secondary origin, and are to be associated with its appearance at Shiloh, the fall of which place, although attributed to the time of Samuel, is apparently regarded by Jeremiah (xxvi.
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  • Now the rise of the problems of individual faith is the mark of the age that followed Jeremiah, while the confident assertion of national righteousness under misfortune is a characteristic mark of pious Judaism after Ezra, in the period of the law but not earlier.
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  • in the appendix to the Elohistic collection is merely a cento of quotations from Davidic pieces with a verse or two from Exodus and Jeremiah.
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  • We do not forget Jeremiah, but Jeremiah's literary and religious influence is secondary compared with that of Isaiah.
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  • We know from his works that (unlike Jeremiah) he was married (viii.
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  • - lxvi.), in Jeremiah and in Chronicles, it represents the Hebrew lebonah, more usually rendered "frankincense"; elsewhere the original word is ketoreth (Ex.
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  • The prophets Jeremiah (iv.
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  • Thus, though Jeremiah had promised that after seventy years (xxv.
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  • The 70 years of Jeremiah are interpreted by the angel in Daniel (ix.
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  • - xc.) interprets the 70 years of Jeremiah as the 70 successive reigns of the 70 angelic patrons of the nations, which are to come to a close in his own generation.
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  • These attachments, first invented by Jeremiah Howard, and described in the United States Patent Journal in 1858, are simply hydraulic rams fitted into the side or top caps of the mill, and pressing against the side or top brasses in such a manner as to allow the side or top roll to move away from the other rolls, while an accumulator, weighted to any desired extent, keeps a constant pressure on each of the rams. An objection to the top cap arrangement is, that if the volume or feed is large enough to lift the top roll from the cane roll, it will simultaneously lift it from the megass roll, so that the megass will not be as well pressed as it ought to be;' and an objection to the side cap arrangement on the megass roll as well as to the top cap arrangement is, that in case more canes are fed in at one end of the rolls than at the other, the roll will be pushed out farther at one end than at the other; and though it may thus avoid a breakdown of the rolls, it is apt, in so doing, to break the ends off the teeth of the crown wheels by putting them out of line with one another.
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  • The predictions of these chapters have no affinity either with the prophecy of Amos, Hosea and Isaiah, or with that of Jeremiah.
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  • The word Morashtite (Morashti) was therefore obscure to them; but this only gives greater weight to the traditional pronunciation with o in the first syllable, which is as old as the LXX., and goes against the view, taken by the Targum both on Micah and on Jeremiah, and followed by some moderns (including Cheyne, E.B., 3198), that Micah came from Mareshah.
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  • In his hands, as may be seen from the 19 homilies on Jeremiah that have been preserved in the Greek (and others in the Latin of Rufinus), the crude homily of his predecessors began to take a more dignified, orderly and impressive form.
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  • Towards the close of the century comes John Wycliffe and his English travelling preachers, who passed the torch to Hus and the Bohemians, and in the next age Savonarola, who was to Florence what Jeremiah had been to Jerusalem.
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  • The result of his studies there was the translation of the Chronicon of Eusebius, with a continuation 1 of twenty-eight homilies of Origen on Jeremiah and 1 Cf.
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  • - This section describes in prophetic language borrowed almost wholly from Isaiah and Jeremiah the coming judgment of Rome, and gives the ten lamentations of the kings and the merchants and the seamen over her, and the thanksgivings in heaven for her overthrow.
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  • The Septuagint, however, still preserves there the record of his peaceful death, in agreement with the earlier source in 2 Kings, but against the prophecy of Jeremiah (xxii.
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  • (For further references to this reign see especially JEREMIAH; see also JEWS: History, § 17.) (S.
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  • This enumeration was also adopted in 1575 as against the Augustan confession of the year 1540 by Jeremiah Patriarch of Constantinople, and again in a council held in the same city in 1639 to anathematize Cyril Lucar, who with the Anglicans recognized two only, baptism and the Eucharist.
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  • (See Jeremiah.) But what had Amos said that appeared so dangerous to the head priest ?
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  • 1863-1865), The Minor Prophets (1838; 3rd ed., 1863), Jeremiah (1841; 2nd ed., 1866), Ezekiel (1847), Daniel (1850), Ecclesiastes (1847), Canticles (1855), and Proverbs (1858), he published a monograph, Ober Johannes Markus u.
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  • Meanwhile he had published the Lamentations of Jeremiah, and the book of Revelation in Latin verse, which he dedicated to the king, complaining of his hard usage.
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  • 39) that Jeremiah more than once finds it necessary to protest that it is not of Yahweh's institution (vii.
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  • Thus the way in which Jeremiah (Jer.
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  • The Canaanite influence on the later organization of the Temple is clearly seen in the association of Temple prophets with the Temple priests under the control of the chief priest, which is often referred to by Jeremiah; even the viler ministers of sensual worship, the male and female prostitutes of the Phoenician temples, had found a place on Mt Zion and were only removed by Josiah's reformation.'
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  • Among other representatives of England were Jeremiah Markland and Jonathan Toup, Thomas Tyrwhitt and Thomas Twining, Samuel Parr and Sir William Jones; and of the Netherlands, the two Burmanns and L.
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  • (b) The " Latter Prophets "; Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, the Minor Prophets (called by the Jews " the Twelve," and counted by them as one book).
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  • The Latter Prophets.-Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, the Twelve.
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  • Jeremiah's first public appearance as a prophet was in the 13th year of Josiah (Jer.
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  • Jeremiah was keenly conscious of his people's sin; and the aim of most of his earlier prophecies is to bring his countrymen, if possible, to a better mind, in the hope that thereby the doom which he sees impending may be averted - an end which eventually he saw clearly to be unattainable.
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  • Jeremiah's was a sensitive, tender nature; and he laments, with great pathos and emotion, his people's sins, the ruin to which he saw his country hastening, and the trials and persecutions which his predictions of disaster frequently brought upon him.
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  • Some of the reports of Jeremiah's pro phecies, and especially the biographical narratives, also probably have Baruch for their author.
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  • 58), announcing the approaching fall of Babylon, is not by Jeremiah, and cannot have been written till shortly before 538 B.C.
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  • The book of Ezekiel bears throughout the stamp of a single mind; the prophecies contained in it are arranged methodically; and to all appearance - in striking contrast to the books of Isaiah and Jeremiah - it received the form in which we still have it from the prophet himself.
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  • Each of the five books of which it is composed contains psalms which show that its compilation cannot have been completed till after the return from the Captivity; and indeed, when the individual psalms are studied carefully it becomes apparent that in the great majority of cases they presuppose the historical conditions, or the religious experiences, of the ages that followed Jeremiah.
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  • A variety of indications (see JOB) combine to show that the book of Job was not written till after the time of Jeremiah - probably, indeed, not till after the return from exile.
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  • There is little noticeable in Hobbes' dating of the prophets, though he considers it " not apparent " whether Amos wrote, as well as composed, his prophecy, or whether Jeremiah and the other prophets of the time of Josiah and Ezekiel, Daniel, Haggai and Zechariah, who lived in the captivity, edited the prophecies ascribed to them.
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  • The starting-point of this newer criticism of the prophets is the clearer practical recognition of the fact that all pre-exilic prophecy has come down to us in the works of post-exilic editors, and that for the old statement of the problem of the prophetic books - What prophecies or elements in Isaiah, Jeremiah and the rest are later than these prophets ?
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  • But the false prophets were by no means mere common impostors; they were the accredited exponents of the common orthodoxy of their day, for the prophets who opposed Jeremiah took their stand on the ground of the prophetic traditions of Isaiah, whose doctrine of the inviolability of Yahweh's seat on Zion was the starting-point of their opposition to Jeremiah's predictions of captivity.
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  • This of course is only the broadest possible statement of a position which undergoes many modifications in the hands of individual seers, but on the whole governs all prophecy from Amos to Jeremiah.
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  • Thus it was that, though beyond question there had been a real advance in the average ethical and spiritual ideas of the people since the time of Isaiah, Jeremiah found himself more isolated than Isaiah had ever been.
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  • But we should quite misunderstand this pessimism if we held it to mean that Jeremiah saw no signs of private morality and individual spiritual convictions among his people.
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  • The question was not whether there was still a faithful remnant, but whether that remnant was able to save the state as a state, and this Jeremiah was forced to deny.
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  • Thus, for the first time in the world's history, the ultimate problem of faith is based on the relation of God to the individual believer; and this problem Jeremiah is compelled to face mainly in relation to his own personality, to assure himself that his own faith is a trLic, possession and lifts him above all the calamities that assail him, in spite of the hopeless ruin of his nation.
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  • Now as soon as the relation of God to a single soul has thus been set free from all earthly conditions the work of prophecy is really complete, for what God has done for one soul He can do for all, but only by speaking to each believer as directly as He does to Jeremiah.
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  • The New Testament joins on not to the post-exile prophets, who are only faint echoes of earlier seers, but to Jeremiah's great idea of the new covenant in which God's law is written on the individual heart, and the community of faith is the fellowship of all to whom He has thus spoken.
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  • From the time of Jeremiah downwards the perennial interest of Old-Testament thought lies in the working out of the problems of personal religion and of the idea of a spiritual fellowship of faith transcending all national limitation; and these are the motives not only of the lyrics of the Psalter but of the greater theodiceas of Isa.
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  • The theodicea of the prophets is national; they see Yahweh's righteousness working itself out with unmistakable clearness in the present, and know that all that He brings upon Israel is manifestly just; but from the days of Jeremiah' the fortunes of Israel as a nation are no longer the one thing which religion has to explain; the greater question arises of a theory of the divine purpose which shall justify the ways of God with individual men or with His "righteous servant" - that is, with the ideal community of true faith as distinct from the natural Israel.
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  • lost, or of Jeremiah through the whole course of his seemingly fruitless ministry, was rich in experiences of faith triumphing over temptations and trials, of personal converse with God sustaining the soul in the face of difficulties hopeless to the eye of sense, which formed the pattern of a new and higher stage of religion in which the relation of the individual soul to God should be set free from those limitations which had been imposed by the conception that the primary subject of religion is the nation.
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  • A theory that Jeremiah was similarly influenced from Babylonia might seem more plausible, though equally baseless.
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  • Dr Jeremiah Radcliffe, fellow of Trin.
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  • Jeremiah Smith.
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  • JEREMIAH HORROCKS (1619-1641), English astronomer, was born in 1619 at Toxteth Park, near Liverpool.
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  • His name originally was Jeremiah J.
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  • The works of Mr Jeremiah Curtin and Dr Douglas Hyde are useful for Ireland; for Scotland, Kirk's Secret Commonwealth has already been quoted.
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  • As a rule the prophets directly connect the final restoration with the removal of the sins of their own age; to Isaiah the last troubles are those of Assyrian invasion, to Jeremiah the restoration follows on the exile to Babylon, to Daniel on the overthrow of the Greek monarchy.
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  • Jeremiah again speaks of the future David or righteous sprout of David's stem (xxiii.
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  • The chief literature of all the heretical sects throughout the ages has been that of apocryphal Biblical narratives, and the popes Jeremiah or Bogumil are directly mentioned as authors of such forbidden books "which no orthodox dare read."
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  • According to another source the founder was called Jeremiah (or there was another priest associated with him by the name of Jeremiah).
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  • Jeremiah's 605 -allusion (xxv.
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  • I) began an intrigue with Moab, Edom, Ammon, Tyre and Sidon, which the prophet Jeremiah vigorously denounced (Jer.
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  • The part of his annual message of the 4th of December 1860 dealing with it is based upon a report prepared by Attorney-General Jeremiah S.
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  • As a matter of fact the prophets Jeremiah and Ezekiel by no means regarded the population lying to the north of Judah as strangers, and the latter in turn were ready to share the Judaean distress at the fall of Jerusalem (Jer.
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  • especially Isaiah), the character of the reforms ascribed to Josiah (2 Kings xxiii.), the pictures drawn by Jeremiah and Ezekiel, and the latter's condemnation of the half-Hittite, half-Amorite capital, combine with the events of later history to prove that the religion of the national sanctuary must not be too narrowly estimated from the denunciations of more spiritual minds or from a priori views of the inevitable concomitants of either henotheism or monotheism or of a lofty ethical teaching.
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  • Genesis - Kings (incomplete; some further material in Jeremiah) and the later Chronicles - Nehemiah are in their present form posterior to Nehemiah's time.
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  • for Children of Israel), and claim descent from King Saul (whom they call by the Mahommedan corruption through a son whom they ascribe to him, called Jeremiah, who again had a son called Afghana.
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  • 74, 79, &c. Jeremiah (v.
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  • In 1775 Methodist influence appeared in the contention of two of the apostles and Jeremiah Walker for universal redemption.
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  • LAMENTATIONS (Lamentations of Jeremiah), book of the Old Testament.
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  • The Septuagint (B) introduces the book thus: " And it came to pass, after Israel was taken captive and Jerusalem laid waste, Jeremiah sat weeping, and lamented with this lamentation over Jerusalem, and said ..
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  • Some Septuagint MSS., and the Syriac and other versions, have the fuller title Lamentations of Jeremiah.
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  • But the Septuagint appends the book to Jeremiah (Baruch intervening), just as it adds Ruth to Judges; thus making the number of the books of the Hebrew Canon the same as that of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet, viz.
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  • The tradition of Jeremiah's authorship cannot be traced higher than the Septuagint version.
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  • only (" Jeremiah sang this dirge ").
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  • The idea that Lamentations was originally appended to Jeremiah in the Hebrew Canon, as it is in the old versions, and was afterwards separated from it and added to the other Megilloth for the liturgical convenience of the Synagogue, rests on the fact that Josephus (Ap. i.
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  • i, 8) and, following him, Jerome and Origen reckon 22 books, taking Ruth with Judges and Lamentations with Jeremiah; whereas the ordinary Jewish reckoning gives 24 books, as in our Hebrew Bibles.
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  • It appears likely that Lamentations was not translated by the same hand as Jeremiah (Ndldeke).
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  • i i) held that Jeremiah composed Lamentations.
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  • 5, 1) states that Jeremiah wrote an elegy on Josiah still extant in his day, he may be merely quoting a little too much of Chron.
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  • However that may have been, the Chronicler neither says that Jeremiah wrote all the elegies comprised in The Qinoth, nor does he imply that the entire collection consisted of only five pieces.
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  • Rather, the contrary; for he implies that The Qinoth contained not only Jeremiah's single dirge on Josiah, but also the elegies of " all the singing men and singing women," from the time of Josiah's death (608) down to his own day (3rd century).
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  • for Jeremiah's dirge on Josiah, or that the book he calls The Qinoth was identical with our Qinoth.
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  • to Jeremiah xxxviii.
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  • 6 ff., as well as the fact that Jeremiah was the one well-known inspired writer who had lived through the siege of Jerusalem - they naturally enough ascribed this little book to the prophet.
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  • and in Jeremiah.
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  • Jeremiah does not quote Ezekiel; and he could hardly have quoted writings of the age of Cyrus.
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  • It must be admitted that Lamentations exhibits, upon the whole, " a poet (more) in sympathy with the old life of the nation, whose attitude towards the temple and the king is far more popular than Jeremiah's" (W.
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  • 6, 7, loc. (v.) While we find in Lamentations some things that we should not have expected from Jeremiah, we miss other things characteristic of the prophet.
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  • Had Jeremiah been the author, we should have expected something more positive and definitely prophetic in tone and spirit.
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  • Cheyne, at end of " Jeremiah," Pulpit Commentary (1883-1885); E.
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  • Jeremiah's); and on the other side Lohr, Z.A.T.W.
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  • Among his numerous works are commentaries on Joel and Amos (1897); Deuteronomy (1902); Daniel (1901);(1901); Genesis (1909); the Minor Prophets, Nahum to Malachi (1905); Job (1905); Jeremiah (1906); Leviticus (1894 Hebrew text, 1898 trans.
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  • Anathoth the home of Abiathar and Jeremiah, Gibeon the old Canaanite sanctuary, the royal sanctuary at Bethel, its associations with Samuel and the prophetic gilds of the times of Elijah and Elisha, and finally Jerusalem itself, the centre of worship, give "the least of all the tribes" a unique value in the history of Old Testament religion.
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  • We know from Zephaniah and Jeremiah that these northern barbarians, in 626 B.C., overran and harried Syria and Palestine (ci.
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  • (2) A city in the Mishor or plain country of Moab, denounced by Jeremiah (xlviii.
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  • Melanchthon himself sent a Greek translation of the Augsburg Confession to Joasaph, patriarch of Constantinople, and some years afterwards Jacob Andreae and Martin Crusius began a correspondence with Jeremiah, patriarch of Constantinople, in which they asked an official expression of his opinions about.
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  • The result was that Jeremiah answered in his Censura Orientalis Ecclesiae condemning the distinctive principles of Lutheranism.
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  • In 1582 Jeremiah, patriarch of Constantinople, raised Job, 46th metropolitan, to the patriarchal dignity; and the act was afterwards confirmed by a general council of the East.
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  • With this gleam of hope for the unhappy Judaeans both the book of Kings and the prophecies of Jeremiah conclude (2 Kings xxv.
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  • See, further, Jeremiah (especially chaps.
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  • In 1697 a faction opposed to Hamilton secured his removal and the appointment of their partisan, Jeremiah Basse.
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  • Andrew Hamilton Jeremiah Basse Andrew Hamilton Governors of West Jersey and their Deputies.
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  • Andrew Hamilton Jeremiah Basse.
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  • (13) Son of Hoshaiah, an opponent of the prophet Jeremiah (Jer.
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  • JEREMIAH, in the Bible, the last pre-exilic prophet (ft.
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  • There must anciently have existed one or more prose works on Jeremiah and his times, written partly to do honour to the prophet, partly to propagate those views respecting Israel's past with which the name of Jeremiah was associated.
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  • Some fragments of this work (or these works) have come down to us; they greatly add to the popularity of the Book of Jeremiah.
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  • Strict historical truth we must not ask of them, but they do give us what was believed concerning Jeremiah in the following age, and we must believe that the personality so honoured was an extraordinary one.
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  • We have also a number of genuine prophecies which admit us into Jeremiah's inner nature.
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  • What the blow exactly was is disputed, but it is certain that Jeremiah saw the gathering storm and anticipated its result, while the statesmen were still wrapped in a false security.
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  • 1-8 that Jeremiah joined the ranks of those who publicly supported this book in Jerusalem and elsewhere.
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  • How can a man like Jeremiah have advocated any such panacea?
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  • 8, see R.V.) in which Jeremiah delivers a vehement attack upon the " scribes " (or, as we might render, " bookmen ") and their " false pen."
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  • 12 being of doubtful origin) for supposing that Jeremiah would have excepted Deuteronomy from his condemnation.
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  • When Jeremiah wrote iv.
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  • It would seem as if Anathoth were less corrupt than the capital, the moral state of which so shocked Jeremiah.
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  • (Isaiah and Jeremiah).
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  • Probably, too, even in the highest class there were some who had a moral sympathy with Jeremiah; otherwise we can hardly account for the contents of Deuteronomy, at least if the book " found " in the Temple at all resembled the :.entral portion of our Deuteronomy.
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  • 19, 25, towards Jeremiah, which may, at any rate in part, have been due to the recent reform movement.
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  • If therefore Jeremiah aimed at Deuteronomy in the severe language of viii.8, he went too far.
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  • The death of the pious king Josiah at Megiddo in 608 B.C. dashed the high hopes of the "book-men," but meant no victory for Jeremiah.
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  • So at least the authors of Jeremiah's biography tell us.
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  • They add that in the next year Jeremiah's scribe Baruch read the prophecies of Jeremiah first to the people assembled in the Temple, then to the " princes," and then to the king, who decided his own future policy by burning Baruch's roll in the brazier.
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  • (9th ed.), " Jeremiah," suggests after Gratz that the roll simply contained ch.
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  • Bib., " Jeremiah (Book)," § 8, who, however, accepts the negative part of Cheyne's arguments.
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  • were formerly friendly to Jeremiah, now took up an attitude of decided hostility to him.
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  • Conceivably enough the story of Jeremiah's journey to Egypt (or Mizrim) may have been imagined to supply a background for the artificial prophecies ascribed to Jeremiah in chs.
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  • Was Jeremiah really a patriot?
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  • " And Onias said, This is the lover of the brethren, he who prayeth much for the people and the holy city, Jeremiah the prophet of God " (2 Macc. xv.
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  • And in proportion as the popular belief in Jeremiah rose,.
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  • " Jeremiah," § 5.
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  • Jeremiah's Prophecies.
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  • - It has been said above that our best authorities are Jeremiah's own prophecies.
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  • In Jeremiah, as in Isaiah, we must constantly ask to what age do the phraseology, the ideas and the implied circumstances most naturally point?
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  • Jeremiah, he thinks, always uses the same metre.
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  • Giesebrecht, on the other hand, maintains that there are passages which are certainly Jeremiah's, but which are not in what Duhm calls Jeremiah's metre; Giesebrecht also, himself rather conservative, considers Duhm remarkably free with his emendations.
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  • It is a new stage of criticism on which we have entered, so that no single critic can be reckoned as the authority on Jeremiah.
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  • as having been " entirely or in part denied," to Jeremiah, viz.
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  • These are (a) i.-xxv., the " words of Jeremiah."
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  • xxix.), about sixty poetical pieces may be Jeremiah's.
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  • " Jeremiah (Book) " §§ 6 and 21; Davidson, Hastings's Dict.
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  • Had the work been composed during the Babylonian era, it would be more natural to expect prophecies of the return of the exiled Jews to Palestine, as in Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Isaiah, rather than the acclamation of an ideal Messianic kingdom such as is emphasized in the second part of Daniel.
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  • In the angelic explanation in Daniel of Jeremiah's prophecy, these years were in reality year-weeks, which indicated a period of 490 years.
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  • The author takes a genuine prophecy, undoubtedly intended by Jeremiah to refer simply to the duration of the Babylonian captivity, and, by means of a purely arbitrary and mystical interpretation, makes it denote the entire period of Israel's degradation down to his own time.
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  • JEREMIAH SULLIVAN BLACK (1810-1883), American lawyer and statesman, was born in Stony Creek township, Somerset county, Pennsylvania, on the 10th of January 1810.
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  • the vigorous assertion at last in word and in deed that the United States is a nation," says James Ford Rhodes, "for pointing out the way in which the authority of the Federal government might be exercised without infringing on the rights of the states, the gratitude of the American people is due to Jeremiah S.
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  • See Essays and Speeches of Jeremiah S.
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  • 14-16, 9, 10, 7 that the two passages cannot be independent; nor does it seem possible that Obadiah quotes from Jeremiah, for Obad.
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  • 1 -8 is a wellconnected whole, while the parallel verses in Jeremiah appear in different order, interspersed with other matter, and in a much less lucid connexion.
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  • In Jeremiah the picture is vague, and Edom's unwisdom (ver.
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  • Again, the probability that the passage in Jeremiah incorporates disjointed fragments of an older oracle is greatly increased by the fact that the prophecy against Moab in the preceding chapter uses, in the same way, Isa.
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  • Scholars who assign the passage in Jeremiah to 604 B.C. (e.g.
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  • Graf (Jeremia, p. 558 f.), Robertson Smith and others, that Jeremiah and our book of Obadiah alike quote from an older oracle.
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  • The line derives its name from Charles Mason (1730-1787) and Jeremiah Dixon, two English astronomers, whose survey of to a point about 244 m.
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  • Finally, five years later, Jeremiah (loc. cit.) records a third captivity.
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  • i.) are not so real or prominent on the political horizon as, for example, in Isaiah, Jeremiah or Habakkuk.
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  • xlviii., the variations in the Hebrew and Greek text of Jeremiah, and the general treatment of prophecies of judgment and promise, exemplify certain literary processes which illustrate the present form of Zephaniah.
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  • Charles Jeremiah Wells >>
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  • the Pentateuch, Judges, Kings, Jeremiah, &c.
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  • Jeremiah Horrocks had some intuition, previously to 1639, that the motion of the moon was controlled by the earth's gravity, and disturbed by the action of the sun.
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  • The next was that of Venus on the 24th of November (0.S.) 1639, of which Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree were the sole spectators.
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  • Some critics bring the date down even to the time of Jeremiah and Ezekiel.
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  • In Amos, Hosea and Isaiah there are no traces of D's ideas, whereas in Jeremiah and Ezekiel their influence is everywhere manifest.
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  • Hence this school of thought arose between the age of Isaiah and that of Jeremiah; but how long D itself may have been in existence before it was read in 622 to Josiah cannot be determined with certainty.
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  • is early, because writing was used in Palestine about 1400 B.C., and, on the other hand, the more simple forms of agreement are still familiar after the time of Jeremiah (e.g.
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  • 22), and it is patent from Jeremiah, 2 Cf.
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  • An allusion to Jeremiah as " he who prayeth much for the people and the holy city " (xv.
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  • But the fall of this sanctuary scarcely belongs to this remote age (11th century); it was sufficiently recent to serve as a warning to Jerusalem in the time of Jeremiah (close of 7th century).
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  • 11): Jeremiah also refers to it by the last name (xxxix.
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  • xxxvi., xxxvii., xliii.), associated with the prophet Jeremiah, and described as his secretary and spokesman.
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  • between Jeremiah and Lamentations, and in the Vulgate after Lamentations.
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  • It is noteworthy that these mistranslations are for the most part found in Jeremiah - a fact which has rightly drawn scholars to the conclusion that we owe the LXX of Baruch i.-iii.
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  • 8, and of Jeremiah to the same translator.
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  • The same misrendering is found several times in Jeremiah.
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  • It passed under a double name in the Abyssinian Church, where it was known both as " the Rest of the Words of Baruch " and " the Rest of the Words of Jeremiah."
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  • Baruch remains in Jerusalem and Jeremiah accompanies the Exiles to Babylon.
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  • After 66 years'exile Jeremiah brings back the Jews to Jerusalem, but refuses to admit such as had brought with them heathen wives.
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  • Then follows a vision of Jeremiah which is Christian.
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  • Jeremiah then becomes the reluctant leader of these young adults as they attempt to rebuild civilization.
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  • Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, and the Psalmist have a kindred burthen for Edom.
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  • exhortation of the prophet Jeremiah, " O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the Lord.
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  • Jeremiah became a fugitive from the king's wrath.
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  • Her lurcher, Tramp, played the part of Claude Jeremiah Greengrass's dog in the TV series heartbeat for six years.
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  • This strange metaphor also illumines the concept of the Word of the Lord held by Jeremiah's contemporaries.
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  • For example, Jeremiah 31:30 says, " But everyone will die for his own iniquity " (NASB ).
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  • If an Ethiopian Gentile had not interceded on his behalf, Jeremiah would have died there.
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  • To them Jeremiah's radical words of the destruction of the temple and the cessation of the Davidic monarchy were blasphemous.
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  • His son Jeremiah was one of America's greatest silversmiths.
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  • He did n't zap Jeremiah for claiming God had tricked Him.
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  • His book was accepted early as part of the sacred literature: Ben-Sira (c. 180 B.C.) mentions him along with Isaiah and Jeremiah (Ecclus.
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  • For the external supports which had vanished Jeremiah substituted a basis which was internal, personal and spiritual (i.e.
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  • This new confusion and a natural fear of Babylonia's vengeance led many to feel that their only safety lay in flight to Egypt, and, although warned by Jeremiah that even there the sword would find them, they fled south and took refuge in Tahpanhes (Daphnae, q.v.), afterwards forming small settlements in other parts of Egypt.
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  • But the thread of the history is broken, and apart from an allusion to the favour shown to the captive Jehoiachin (with which the books of Jeremiah and Kings conclude), there is a gap in the records, and subsequent events are viewed from a new standpoint (§ 20).
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  • The contemporary prophecies ascribed to Jeremiah and Ezekiel require careful examination in this connexion, partly as regards their traditional background (especially the headings and setting), and partly for their contents, the details of which sometimes do not admit of a literal interpretation in accordance with our present historical material (cf.
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  • Since the book of Baruch (named after Jeremiah's scribe) is now recognized to be considerably later (probably after the destruction of Jerusalem A.D.
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  • Jeremiah Mason (1768-1848), a lawyer of the first rank, Jeremiah Smith and Webster appeared for the college, and argued that these acts were invalid because they were not within the general scope of the legislature's power, because they violated provisions of the state constitution and because they violated the clause of the Federal Constitution which prohibits a state from impairing the obligation of contracts but the court decided against them.
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  • However, the books of Deuteronomy and Jeremiah (cf.
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  • The chronicler gives a rather different account of the battle, and his allusion to the dirge uttered by Jeremiah over his death (2 Chron.
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  • (Jeremiah xxxiii.
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  • At the same place, too, he wrote Quaestiones Hebraicae on Genesis, 2 and a series of commentaries on Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Minor Prophets, Matthew and the Epistles of St Paul.
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  • 1 seq.), the example of Manasseh did not stand alone, and Jeremiah and Ezekiel made frequent and indignant reference to the "high places" for the sacrifice of children by their parents which rose beneath the very walls of the temple from the gloomy ravine of Hinnom or Tophet.
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  • was intended for its north boundary, and although Penn's charter prescribed that Pennsylvania should extend on the south to the " beginning of the fortieth degree of Northern Latitude," a controversy arose with regard to the boundary between the two provinces, and there was a long period of litigation; in 1763-1767 Charles Mason and` Jeremiah Dixon, two English mathematicians, established the line named from them (see Mason And Dixon Line), which runs along the parallel 39° 43' 26" 3 N.
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  • Thus it is to Luther a matter of indifference whether or not Moses wrote the Pentateuch; the books of Chronicles he definitely pronounces less credible than those of Kings, and he considers that the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah and Hosea probably owe their present form to later hands.
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  • It was reserved for Jeremiah, in the darkest days of his life, to build up the ideal of a spiritual society which should weld Israel together, to proclaim a new covenant (xxxi.
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  • But we know from the prophecies of Jeremiah and Zephaniah that Syria and Palestine were really invaded by northern barbarians in 626 B.C., and it is probable that this invasion was the principal cause of the downfall of the Assyrian empire (see Media and Persia: Ancient History).
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  • 1850) son of George III., and is also the burialplace of Thomas Gainsborough the artist, Jeremiah Meyer the painter of miniatures (d.1789), John Zoffany the artist (d.
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  • Later writers misunderstood him, because - on the ground of certain obtrusive similarities between Jeremiah and Lamentations (see Driver, L.O.T.
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  • (i.) The language and style of Lamentations are in general very unlike those of Jeremiah (see the details in Nagelsbach and Lohr); whatever allowance may be made for conventional differences in the phraseology of elegiac poetry and prophetic prose, even of a more or less lyrical cast.
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  • But though Jeremiah was by no means disloyal (Jer.
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  • tc Jeremiah (comp. K.
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  • The Proprium de Tempore contains the office of the seasons of the Christian year (Advent to Trinity), a conception that only gradually grew up. There is here given the whole service for every Sunday and week-day, the proper antiphons, responsories, hymns, and especially the course of daily Scripture-reading, averaging about twenty verses a day, and (roughly) arranged thus: for Advent, Isaiah; Epiphany to Septuagesima, Pauline Epistles; Lent, patristic homilies (Genesis on Sundays); Passion-tide, Jeremiah; Easter to Whitsun, Acts, Catholic epistles and Apocalypse; Whitsun to August, Samuel and Kings; August to Advent, Wisdom books, Maccabees, Prophets.
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  • By birth Jeremiah was a countryman; he came of a priestly family whose estate lay at Anathoth " in the land of Benjamin " (xxxii.
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  • i) Jeremiah was bidden to write down " all the words that Yahweh had spoken to him against Jerusalem (so LXX.), Judah and all the nations from the days of Josiah onwards " (xxxvi.
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  • Nebuchadrezzar, who is assumed to have heard of Jeremiah's constant recommendations of submission, gave him the choice either of going to Babylon or of remaining in the country (chs.
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  • I); (b) xxvi.-xxix., passages from Baruch's biography of Jeremiah; (c) xxx.-xxxi., the book of the future of Israel and Judah; (d) xxxii.-xlv., from Baruch; (e) xlvi.-li., the prophecies " concerning the nations"; i (f) lii., historical appendix.
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  • His son Jeremiah was one of America 's greatest silversmiths.
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  • Other high profile chefs, including Wolfgang Puck of the Spago restaurants and Jeremiah Tower of Stars (who once worked with Waters), have built upon this introduction and made this style of cuisine world famous.
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  • Eleven year old Jeremiah is the opposite of Booby in terms of behavior and attitude.
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  • Sacrifice, as this prophet, like his successor Jeremiah, insisted (Amos v.
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