Definition of second Adam in English:

second Adam


the second Adam
  • (in Christian thought) Jesus Christ.

    • ‘The first Adam lost it when he sinned; the second Adam got it back.’
    • ‘The first Adam fell, but the second Adam stands and thus destroys Satan.’
    • ‘Jesus, the second Adam, became one like us in all things except sin.’
    • ‘The first man Adam was a living soul, the second Adam a living giving spirit ’.’
    • ‘The family resemblance is unmistakable, except that Adam and Eve are aged and Christ, the second Adam, is eternally young.’


With biblical allusion to 1 Cor. 15: 45–47.