Definitions for resurrectionˌrɛz əˈrɛk ʃən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word resurrection
Resurrection, Christ's Resurrection, Resurrection of Christ(noun)
(New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
a revival from inactivity and disuse
"it produced a resurrection of hope"
The act of arising from the dead and becoming alive again.
The Resurrection: The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Origin: From resurrectiun, from resurrection (French: résurrection), from resurrectionem (accusative of resurrectio) from resurgere, from ', + surgere.
a rising again; the resumption of vigor
especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus Christ; the general resurrection of all the dead at the Day of Judgment
state of being risen from the dead; future state
the cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead
Origin: [F. rsurrection, L. resurrectio, fr. resurgere, resurrectum, to rise again; pref. re- re- + surgere to rise. See Source.]
Resurrection is the concept of a living being coming back to life after death. It is a religious concept, where it is used in two distinct respects: a belief in the resurrection of individual souls that is current and ongoing, or else a belief in a singular "Resurrection of the Dead" event at the end of the world. Most eschatologies believe in a universal resurrection, wherein all people from all history are resurrected. The Resurrection of the Dead is a standard eschatological belief in the Abrahamic religions. In a number of ancient religions, a life-death-rebirth deity is a deity which dies and resurrects. The death and resurrection of Jesus is the central focus of Christianity. The soul is believed by some to be the divine and immortal part of the human being, and some believe it is the actual vehicle by which people are resurrected. However, theological debate ensues with regard to what kind of resurrection is factual – either a spiritual resurrection with a spirit body, or a material resurrection with a restored human body. While most Christians believe Jesus' resurrection was in a material body, a very small minority believe it was spiritual.
The Roycroft Dictionary
The hypothetical New-Year's Day in the calendar of the dead.
Translations for resurrection
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- resurreccióCatalan, Valencian
- Auferstehung, WiederauferstehungGerman
- תחיית המתיםHebrew
- opstanding, wederopstanding, herrijzenis, verrijzenisDutch
- rezurekcja, zmartwychwstaniePolish
- înviere, reînviereRomanian
- воскресение, воскрешениеRussian
- васкрсење, ускрснућеSerbo-Croatian
- rezureccion, ravicaedjeWalloon
Get even more translations for resurrection »
Find a translation for the resurrection definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these resurrection definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"resurrection." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 9 Oct. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/resurrection>.