Definitions for immanuelɪˈmæn yu əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Im•man•u•elɪˈmæn yu əl(n.)
the name of the Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah, often represented in Christian exegesis as being Jesus Christ. Isa. 7:14.
Origin of Immanuel:
< Heb ‘immānū'ēl lit., God is with us
A figure whose birth the Book of Isiah prophesizes.
Origin: From עמנואל, from
god with us; -- an appellation of the Christ
Immanuel is a symbolic name which appears in chapters 7 and 8 of the Book of Isaiah as part of a prophecy assuring king Ahaz of Judah of God's protection against enemy kings; it is quoted in the Gospel of Matthew as a sign verifying the divine status of Jesus.