What does ecce homo mean?

Definitions for ecce homoˈɛk si ˈhoʊ moʊ, ˈɛk eɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ecce homo.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ecce homo(noun)

    a representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ecce homo

    a picture which represents the Savior as given up to the people by Pilate, and wearing a crown of thorns

  2. Origin: [L., behold the man. See John xix. 5.]


  1. Ecce homo

    Ecce homo are the Latin words used by Pontius Pilate in the Vulgate translation of the John 19:5, when he presents a scourged Jesus Christ, bound and crowned with thorns, to a hostile crowd shortly before his Crucifixion. The original Greek is Ἰδοὺ ὁ ἄνθρωπος. The King James Version translates the phrase into English as ‘behold the man’. The scene is widely depicted in Christian art.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ecce Homo

    a representation of Christ as He appeared before Pilate crowned with thorns and bound with ropes, as in the painting of Correggio, a subject which has been treated by many of the other masters, such as Titian and Vandyck.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ecce homo in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ecce homo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vulgate:

    Behold the man. (Ecce Homo)

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