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Definitions for nazareneˌnæz əˈrin, ˈnæz əˌrin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nazarene, Ebionite(noun)

    a member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected the Epistles of St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they were later declared heretic by the Church of Rome

  2. Nazarene(noun)

    an early name for any Christian

  3. Nazarene(adj)

    an inhabitant of Nazareth

  4. Nazarene(adj)

    of or relating to the Nazarenes or their religion

  5. Nazarene(adj)

    of or relating to the town of Nazareth or its inhabitants


  1. Nazarene(Noun)

    A person from Nazareth. u039Du03B1u03B6u03C9u03C1u03B1u1FD6u03BFu03C2

  2. Nazarene(Noun)

    (u03BAu03B1u03C4' u03B5u03BEu03BFu03C7u03AEu03BD) Jesus Christ. Usually with 'the'.

  3. Nazarene(Noun)

    Members of the Church of the Nazarene.

  4. Nazarene(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Nazareth or its people.

  5. Nazarene(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Church of the Nazarene.

  6. Origin: Greek adjective Ναζαρηνός (Nazarēnos) "of Nazareth", an ethnonym of Ναζαρέθ (Nazareth). For a list of theories as to the further etymology of this word, please consult the Wikipedia article on ‘Nazarene’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nazarene(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Nazareth; -- a term of contempt applied to Christ and the early Christians

  2. Nazarene(noun)

    one of a sect of Judaizing Christians in the first and second centuries, who observed the laws of Moses, and held to certain heresies

  3. Origin: [L. Nazarenus, Gr. , fr. Nazareth.]


  1. Nazarene

    The Nazarenes were a sect of 4th-century Christianity first mentioned by Epiphanius of Salamis, who considered them heretics. The group was later mentioned by Jerome and Augustine of Hippo. Epiphanius, and other writers such as Jerome, distinguished the 4th Century Nazarenes from the earlier use of "Sect of the Nazarenes" applied to the New Testament Church in Acts 24:5, where Paul the Apostle is accused before Felix at Caesarea by Tertullus of being "a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nazarene

    naz′ar-ēn, n. an inhabitant of Nazareth, in Galilee: a follower of Jesus of Nazareth, originally used of Christians in contempt: one belonging to the early Christian sect of the Nazarenes, which existed from the 1st to the 4th cent. A.D.—Also Nazarē′an. [From Nazareth, the town.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nazarene in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nazarene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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