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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.]
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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]
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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‘]
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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)
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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
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Jesus

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

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

[ˈdʒiːzəs] nGesù m
Jesus Christ → Gesù Cristo
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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
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""Who "Jeezus. contest At this point the aforementioned "specky tube" Keevins stepped in, pointing out Rangers have actually had seven players sent off already this season.
He'd kidnap me--that's what he called it--and we'd stop there two, three times a week, and he'd say, "Helluva tease, ain't it?" He'd say, "Jeezus," and we'd get out of the truck, rain or shine, and eyeball them from the sidewalk, the blinding polished chrome handlebars, oversize carburetors, tailpipes, and chain guards.