Jeremiah
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"Yah loosens," from the Hebrew Yah (LORD) and remiyyah (laxness, slackness).
-- Atarah Derek  7/14/2007
The Greek form of Jeremiah is ιερεμιου.

The same prophet is also referred to as Jeremias and Jeremy in the New Testament.
-- Deborah Reyes  1/15/2009
The English name came as many from a mistake. The Bible was first printed in Germany. When it was translated into English the name remained in the german form. So Jeremiah Should have been translated Ieremia since J is pronounced as I in german and h is silent.
Ps: usually the simplest solution is the correct one;
-- nightcrawlercyp  5/22/2013

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