Seven other persons bearing the same name as the prophet are mentioned in the Old Testament:--
- 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 Chronicles 12:4,10,13) (B.C. 1061-53.)
- One of the "mighty men of valor" of the transjordanic half-tribe of Manasseh. (1 Chronicles 5:24) (B.C. 782.)
- A priest of high rank, head of the second or third of the twenty-one courses which are apparently enumerated in (Nehemiah 10:2-8; 12:1,12) (B.C. 446-410).
- The father of Jazaniah the Rechabite. (Jeremiah 35:3) (B.C. before 606.)
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jeremi’ah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".