Definitions for Jesusˈdʒi zəs, -zəz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Je•susˈdʒi zəs, -zəz(n.)

  1. Also called Je′sus Christ′, Je′sus of Naz′areth. born 4? b .c ., crucified a .d . 29?, the source of the Christian religion.

    Category: Bible, Biography, Religion

  2. (“the Son of Sirach”) the author of the Apocryphal book of Ecclesiasticus, who lived in the 3rd century b .c .

    Category: Bible, Biography

  3. Christian Science. the supreme example of God's nature expressed through human beings.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Religion

  4. (interj.)Sometimes Offensive.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of Jesus:

1200–50; ME < LL Iēsus < Gk Iēsoûs < Heb Yēshūa‘

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverer(noun)

    a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)


  1. Jesus(Noun)

    A Christian savior.

  2. Jesus(Noun)

    An artistic representation of a Christian savior.

  3. Jesus(ProperNoun)

    Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish man whom Christians name Jesus Christ in belief that he is the Messiah.

  4. Jesus(ProperNoun)

    in Spanish culture; an anglicized spelling of Jesu00FAs.

  5. Jesus(Interjection)

    An expletive, whose use is considered blasphemous in some Christian sects.

  6. Origin: From Ἰησοῦς, from ישוע. The Greek text makes no distinction between Jesus and Joshua, referring to them both as Ἰησοῦς. The Latin Vulgate is likely the earliest to make a distinction, referring to Jesus as Iesus and Joshua as Iosias.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jesus(noun)

    the Savior; the name of the Son of God as announced by the angel to his parents; the personal name of Our Lord, in distinction from Christ, his official appellation


  1. Jesus

    "Jesus" is a song by alternative rock band Brand New. It is the second single from their 2006 album The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me. The single was released on 7" vinyl and CD in the United Kingdom on April 30, 2007. In the US, the single reached number 30 on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. A music video was directed by Moh Azima, but was never released. It surfaced on the internet in late 2009, but was quickly taken down at the request of Interscope and Brand New, although it can still be found on various websites

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Jesus' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2199

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Jesus' in Written Corpus Frequency: #815

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