Definition of Jesus in English:

Jesus

(also Jesus Christ, Jesus of Nazareth)

proper noun

  • 1The central figure of the Christian religion.

    Jesus conducted a mission of preaching and healing (with reported miracles) in Palestine in about AD 28–30, which is described in the Gospels, as are his arrest, death by crucifixion, and Resurrection from the dead. His followers considered him to be the Christ or Messiah and the Son of God, and belief in his Resurrection became a central tenet of Christianity

    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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Jesus

/ˈdʒiːzəs/