What does Jesus mean?

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ˈdʒi zəs, -zəzJe·sus

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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)

Wiktionary

  1. Jesus(Noun)

    A Christian savior.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. Jesus(Noun)

    An artistic representation of a Christian savior.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. Jesus(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: 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.

  4. Jesus(ProperNoun)

    in Spanish culture; an anglicized spelling of Jesús.

    Etymology: 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.

  5. Jesus(Interjection)

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [L. Jesus, Gr. , from Heb. Ysha'; Yh Jehovah + hsha' to help.]

Freebase

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jesus

    jē′zus, n. the Saviour of mankind.—n. Jésus, a size of paper, super-royal.—Company, or Society, of Jesus, the Jesuit order.—Grand jésus, imperial. [Gr. Iēsous—Heb. Yēshū‛a, contr. of Yehōshū‛a, help of Jehovah, the Saviour—yāsha‛, to save.]

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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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jesus in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jesus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Jesus in a Sentence

  1. Marco Respinti:

    One thousand people in Jesus Church, trying to defend their rights recognized by the state, removed and attacked in such a way, its really something that is kind of nightmare, and it doesnt point to nothing nice for believers, we think this is the beginning of the last step by the CCP in persecuting minorities and religious groups.

  2. Matt Brooks:

    Any kind of elevation or legitimization or profile for Messianic Jews or Messianic Jews for Jesus is unacceptable, there is no circumstance where that is an acceptable speaker to represent the Jewish community.

  3. Ingrid Weir:

    What if reincarnation really happens, and Jesus were reincarnated, & you were a total d*ck to him? It could happen. You should probably treat everyone like they were Jesus reincarnated.

  4. Robert Gahl:

    The pope is not going to hit somebody back, it's presupposed that a pope, who is supposed to impersonate Jesus, ought not to use violence.

  5. Henry van Dyke:

    I thank God for the honesty and virility of Jesus religion which makes us face the facts and calls us to take a man's part in the real battle of life.

Images & Illustrations of Jesus

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  • Alalo Grace
    the language withGod give Gabrile that hebrew is greek or english that lauguage brough by satan with his name is called jesus,yesu iesus christ,
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  • Alalo Grace
    jesus is name os satan
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  • Alalo Grace
    JESUS IS THE NAME THAT GREEK NAME BY NOT SON GOD. HOW DID THIS ABBRAVIATION PUT ON CROSS SPELLING OWNER OF NAME INRL.EXAMPLE LIKE ME,I AM ALALO IN UGANDA IF CHANGE OTHER COUNTRY THAT NAME WILL BE. THAT IS THE OUR LORD BECAUSE DID CHANGE. ONLY 
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