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  1. Christophanynoun

    an appearance of Christ, as to his disciples after the crucifixion

    Etymology: [Christ + Gr. to show.]


  1. Christophany

    A Christophany is an appearance, or non-physical manifestation, of Christ. Traditionally the term refers to visions of Christ after his ascension such as the bright light of the Damascus Christophany. Also, following the example of Justin Martyr who identified the Angel of the Lord with the Logos some appearances of angels in the Hebrew Bible are also identified by some Christians as preincarnate appearances of Christ, using the term "Christophanies" - by comparison with Theophanies - appearances of God.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Christophany

    kris-tof′a-ni, n. an appearance of Christ to men. [Gr. Christos, and phainein, to appear.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of christophany in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of christophany in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    • A. perusal
    • B. abdomen
    • C. disguise
    • D. assault

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