Lamb of God

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Lamb of God

n. Christianity
Jesus.

Lamb of God

n
(Bible) a title given to Christ in the New Testament, probably with reference to his sacrificial death

Christ

(kraɪst)

n.
1. Jesus of Nazareth, held by Christians to be the fulfillment of prophecies in the Old Testament regarding the coming of a Messiah.
2. (chiefly in versions of the New Testament) the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament.
3. someone regarded as similar to Jesus of Nazareth.
[learned respelling of Middle English, Old English Crīst < Latin Chrīstus < Greek Chrīstós literally, anointed, translation of Hebrew māshīaḥ anointed, Messiah]
Christ′hood, n.
Christ′less, adj.
Christ′ly, Christ′like`, adj.