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Je·sus

 (jē′zəs) 4? bc-ad 29?
Jewish religious leader who was crucified in Jerusalem after his teaching and reported miracle-working incurred the disfavor of the Roman government of Palestine. In Christianity, Jesus is seen as Christ and as the Son of God.

[Middle English, from Late Latin Iēsus, from Greek Iēsous, from Hebrew yēšûă', from yəhôšûa', Joshua; see Joshua1.]

Jesus

(ˈdʒiːzəs)
n
1. (Bible) Also called: Jesus Christ or Jesus of Nazareth ?4 bc–?29 ad, founder of Christianity, born in Bethlehem and brought up in Nazareth as a Jew. He is believed by Christians to be the Son of God and to have been miraculously conceived by the Virgin Mary, wife of Joseph. With 12 disciples, he undertook two missionary journeys through Galilee, performing miracles, teaching, and proclaiming the coming of the Kingdom of God. His revolutionary Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5–8), which preaches love, humility, and charity, the essence of his teaching, aroused the hostility of the Pharisees. After the Last Supper with his disciples, he was betrayed by Judas and crucified. He is believed by Christians to have risen from his tomb after three days, appeared to his disciples several times, and ascended to Heaven after 40 days
2. (Biography) Also called: Jesus Christ or Jesus of Nazareth ?4 bc–?29 ad, founder of Christianity, born in Bethlehem and brought up in Nazareth as a Jew. He is believed by Christians to be the Son of God and to have been miraculously conceived by the Virgin Mary, wife of Joseph. With 12 disciples, he undertook two missionary journeys through Galilee, performing miracles, teaching, and proclaiming the coming of the Kingdom of God. His revolutionary Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5–8), which preaches love, humility, and charity, the essence of his teaching, aroused the hostility of the Pharisees. After the Last Supper with his disciples, he was betrayed by Judas and crucified. He is believed by Christians to have risen from his tomb after three days, appeared to his disciples several times, and ascended to Heaven after 40 days
3. (Biography) Son of Sirach. 3rd century bc, author of the Apocryphal book of Ecclesiasticus
interj
taboo slang used to express intense surprise, dismay, etc
[via Latin from Greek Iēsous, from Hebrew Yeshūa`, shortened from Yehōshūa` God is help, Joshua]

Je•sus

(ˈdʒi zəs, -zəz)

n.
1. Also called Je′sus Christ′, Je′sus of Naz′areth. born 4? B.C., crucified A.D. 29?, the source of the Christian religion.
2. ( “the Son of Sirach” ) the author of the Apocryphal book of Ecclesiasticus, who lived in the 3rd century B.C.
3. Christian Science. the supreme example of God's nature expressed through human beings.
interj.
4. Sometimes Offensive. Also, Jesus Christ. (used as an expression of surprise, disappointment, astonishment, etc.)
[1200–50; Middle English < Late Latin Iēsus < Greek Iēsoûs < Hebrew Yēshūa‘]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jesus - a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in NazarethJesus - a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
Translations
Ježíš
Jesus
Jeesus
Jeesus
Isus
Jézus
Jesús
イエス
예수
Iesus
Iisus
Jezus
Jesus
พระเยซูคริสต์
chúa Giê-su

Jesus

[ˈdʒiːzəs]
A. NJesús m
Jesus ChristJesucristo m
Jesus Christ!¡Santo Dios!
B. CPD Jesus freak N (pej) cristiano ferviente evangélico
Jesus sandals NPLsandalias fpl nazarenas

Jesus

[ˈdʒiːzəs] nJésus
Jesus Christ → Jésus-Christ
Jesus! → nom de Dieu!

Jesus

nJesus m; Jesus ChristJesus Christus
interj (sl)Mensch (inf); Jesus Christ!Herr Gott, (noch mal)! (inf); (surprised) → Menschenskind! (inf)

Jesus

[ˈdʒiːzəs] nGesù m
Jesus Christ → Gesù Cristo

Jesus

يَسُوع Ježíš Jesus Jesus Ιησούς Jesús Jeesus Jésus Isus Gesù イエス 예수 Jezus Jesus Jezus Jesus Иисус Jesus พระเยซูคริสต์ İsa chúa Giê-su 耶稣
References in classic literature ?
Jesus, Thou art in the midst of us, and Thou knowest all men: if there is any here like that poor woman--if their minds are dark, their lives unholy--if they have come out not seeking Thee, not desiring to be taught; deal with them according to the free mercy which Thou didst show to her Speak to them, Lord, open their ears to my message, bring their sins to their minds, and make them thirst for that salvation which Thou art ready to give.
Then Martha as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming went and met Him: but Mary sat still in the house.
MEANWHILE the new-baptized, who yet remained At Jordan with the Baptist, and had seen Him whom they heard so late expressly called Jesus Messiah, Son of God, declared, And on that high authority had believed, And with him talked, and with him lodged--I mean Andrew and Simon, famous after known, With others, though in Holy Writ not named-- Now missing him, their joy so lately found, So lately found and so abruptly gone, Began to doubt, and doubted many days, And, as the days increased, increased their doubt.
The prince was surprised that so simple an idea had not occurred to him, and he applied for advice to the holy brethren of the Society of Jesus, with whom he was on intimate terms.
Doubtless it was," said he; "and do you think, if I can convert these thirty-seven men to the faith of Jesus Christ, it is not worth my time, though I should never be fetched off the island again?
He went up to his old home at Nazareth, and saw his brothers Joses, and Judas, and James, and Simon--those persons who, being own brothers to Jesus Christ, one would expect to hear mentioned sometimes, yet who ever saw their names in a newspaper or heard them from a pulpit?
There was a fireplace in the room, and on the marble mantle above stood a beautifully wrought statuette of Jesus receiving little children, and on either side marble vases, for which it was Tom's pride and delight to offer bouquets every morning.
He listened with great attention, and received with pleasure the notion of Jesus Christ being sent to redeem us; and of the manner of making our prayers to God, and His being able to hear us, even in heaven.
When Jesus talks about the poor he simply means personalities, just as when he talks about the rich he simply means people who have not developed their personalities.
They even dream that Jesus has left replies to precisely these interrogatories.
If Jesus was right, then these two unfortunates were my sisters, and the only hope of their purification was in my affection and tenderness.
It is not easy to forbear reflecting with how little reason these men profess themselves the followers of Jesus, who left this great characteristic to His disciples, that they should be known by loving one another, by universal and unbounded charity and benevolence.