noun Je·sus \ˈjē-zəs, -zəz also -ˌzəs and -ˌzəz\

Definition of JESUS

:  the Jewish religious teacher whose life, death, and resurrection as reported by the Evangelists are the basis of the Christian message of salvation —called also Jesus Christ
Christian Science :  the highest human corporeal concept of the divine idea rebuking and destroying error and bringing to light man's immortality

Origin of JESUS

Late Latin, from Greek Iēsous, from Hebrew Yēshūaʽ
First Known Use: before 12th century


biographical name Je·sus \ˈjē-zəs, -zəz\

Definition of JESUS

ca 6 b.c.ca a.d. 30 Jesus of Nazareth; the Son of Mary source of the Christian religion & Savior in the Christian faith

Variants of JESUS

Je·sus or Jesus Christ \ˈkrīst\ or Christ Jesus


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