son of God

noun phrase

Definition of son of God

1 often capitalized S : a superhuman or divine being (such as an angel)
2 capitalized S : messiah sense 1
3 : a person established in the love of God by divine promise

First Known Use of son of God

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Son of God.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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