Definitions for jesusˈdʒi zəs, -zəz
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Je•susˈdʒi zəs, -zəz(n.)
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
(“the Son of Sirach”) the author of the Apocryphal book of Ecclesiasticus, who lived in the 3rd century b .c .
Category: Bible, Biography
Christian Science. the supreme example of God's nature expressed through human beings.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Religion
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of Jesus:
1200–50; ME < LL Iēsus < Gk Iēsoûs < Heb Yēshūa‘
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)
A Christian savior.
An artistic representation of a Christian savior.
Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish man whom Christians name Jesus Christ in belief that he is the Messiah.
in Spanish culture; an anglicized spelling of Jesu00FAs.
An expletive, whose use is considered blasphemous in some Christian sects.
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.
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
Translations for jesus
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- المَسيح (يسوع)Arabic
- CristoPortuguese (BR)
- حضرت عیسی مسیحFarsi
- le ChristFrench
- Jesús KristurIcelandic
- 예수 그리스도Korean
- حضرت عیسی مسیحPersian
- حضرت عيسى عليه السلامPashto
- 耶穌基督Chinese (Trad.)
- حضرت عیسےٰ علیہ السلامUrdu
- chúa Giê-suVietnamese
- 救世主（特指耶稣基督）Chinese (Simp.)
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