(Christianity) the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) mentioned in the New Testament; the Antichrist will rule the world until overthrown by the Second Coming of Christ
One who works against the teachings of Christ.
One under the direct control of the Devil, who will lead the abomination in the end times
A series of three figures predicted by Nostradamus that will lead us astray
a denier or opponent of Christ. Specif.: A great antagonist, person or power, expected to precede Christ's second coming
Origin: [L. Antichristus, Gr. ; 'anti` against + .]
The Antichrist is a Christian concept based on interpretation of passages in the New Testament. In the New Testament, the term "antichrist" occurs five times in 1 John and 2 John, once in plural form and four times in the singular. In traditional Christian belief, Jesus the Messiah appears in his Second Coming to Earth, to face the emergence of the Antichrist figure. Just as Christ is the savior and the ideal model for humanity, his opponent in the End of Days will be a single figure of concentrated evil.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
an′ti-krīst, n. the great opposer of Christ and Christianity: the name of a great enemy of Christ always expected to appear by the early Church, applied by some to the Pope and his power.—adj. Antichristian (-krist′-), relating to Antichrist: opposed to Christianity.—n. Antichrist′ianism.—adv. Antichrist′ianly. [Gr.; anti, against, and Christ-os.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a name given in the New Testament to various incarnations of opposition to Christ in usurpation of His authority, but is by St. John defined to involve that form of opposition which denies the doctrine of the Incarnation, or that Christ has come in the flesh.
The numerical value of Antichrist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Antichrist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- ضد المسيحArabic
- anticristCatalan, Valencian
- antihrist, anticristRomanian
- kẻ chống Giê-xuVietnamese
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