Definition of Jesus in English:


(also Jesus Christ, Jesus of Nazareth)

proper noun

  • 1The central figure of the Christian religion.

    christ, jesus christ, the redeemer, the messiah, our lord, the lamb of god, the son of god, the son of man, the prince of peace, the king of kings, emmanuel
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    1. 1.1as exclamation An oath used to express irritation, dismay, or surprise.


From Christian Latin Iesus, from Greek Iēsous, from a late Hebrew or Aramaic analogous formation based on Yĕhōšûă‘ ‘Joshua’.