messiah

  • 1 MESSIAH — MESSIAH, an anglicization of the Latin Messias, which is borrowed from the Greek Μεσσιας, an adaptation of the Aramaic meshiḥa (Aram. מְשִׁיחָא), a translation of the Hebrew (ha melekh) ha mashi aḥ (Heb. הַמָּשִׁיח (ְהַמֶּלֶך), the Anointed… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 Messiah —     Messiah     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Messiah     (Or Messias.)     The Greek form Messias is a transliteration of the Hebrew, Messiah, the anointed . The word appears only twice of the promised prince (Daniel 9:26; Psalm 2:2); yet, when a… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Messiah — (HWV 56, dt. Der Messias) ist ein Oratorium von Georg Friedrich Händel auf Bibeltexte in einer englischsprachigen Zusammenstellung von Charles Jennens für vier Soli (SATB), Chor und Orchester. Es interpretiert die christliche Glaubenslehre… …

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  • 4 Messiah (EP) — Messiah EP by Godflesh Released 2003 Recorded 1994–1995 …

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  • 5 messiah — ► NOUN 1) (the Messiah) the promised liberator of the Jewish nation prophesied in the Hebrew Bible. 2) (the Messiah) Jesus regarded by Christians as the Messiah of these prophecies. 3) a leader or saviour. ORIGIN Hebrew, anointed …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Messiah — Mes*si ah, n. [Heb. m[=a]sh[=i]akh anointed, fr. m[=a]shakh to anoint. Cf. {Messias}.] The expected king and deliverer of the Hebrews; the Savior; Christ. [1913 Webster] And told them the Messiah now was born. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Messiah — [mə sī′ə] n. [used by the Geneva translators (1560) for LL(Ec) Messias & ME Messie, both (ME via OFr < LL) < Gr(Ec) Messias < Aram měshīḥā, Heb māshīaḥ, lit., anointed] 1. Judaism the promised and expected deliverer of the Jews, who will …

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  • 8 messiah — (n.) c.1300, Messias, from L.L. Messias, from Gk. Messias, from Aramaic meshiha and Hebrew mashiah the anointed (of the Lord), from mashah anoint. This is the word rendered in Septuagint as Gk. Khristos (see CHRIST (Cf. Christ)). In Old Testament …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 Messiah — This article is about the concept of a Messiah in religion, especially in the Hinduism, Christian, Islamic, and Jewish traditions. For other uses, see Messiah (disambiguation). The Last Judgment, by Jean Cousin the Younger (c. late 16th century)… …

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  • 11 Messiah — Messiahship, n. Messianic /mes ee an ik/, adj. Messianically, adv. /mi suy euh/, n. 1. the promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people. 2. Jesus Christ, regarded by Christians as fulfilling this promise and expectation. John 4:25, 26. 3 …

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  • 12 Messiah —    An oratorio of George Frideric Handel, composed from 22 August to 12 September (orchestrated by 14 September) 1741, first performed for a charity concert in Dublin on 13 April 1742, {}Messiah is likely the most famous large piece of music set… …

    Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • 13 Messiah — Hebrew for ‘anointed one’, who will be a saviour of the people, and used in OT of both kings and priests, especially of David and his successors, but also of Cyrus (Isa. 45:1). In the prophets a future king of eschatological hope is expected to… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 14 Messiah — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Messiah (значения). Messiah Разработчик Shiny Entertainment Издатель Interplay Entertainment Локализатор …

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  • 15 Messiah —    (Heb. mashiah), in all the thirty nine instances of its occurring in the Old Testament, is rendered by the LXX. Christos. It means anointed. Thus priests (Ex. 28:41; 40:15; Num. 3:3), prophets (1 Kings 19:16), and kings (1 Sam. 9:16; 16:3; 2… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 16 messiah — [[t]mɪsa͟ɪ͟ə[/t]] messiahs 1) N PROPER For Jews, the Messiah is the King of the Jews, who will be sent to them by God. 2) N PROPER For Christians, the Messiah is Jesus Christ. 3) N COUNT: usu with supp If you refer to someone as a messiah, you… …

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  • 17 messiah — UK [məˈsaɪə] / US noun Word forms messiah : singular messiah plural messiahs 1) [countable] someone who people believe will save them from trouble or a difficult situation 2) the Messiah a religious leader who some people believe is sent by God… …

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  • 18 Messiah — Ghost dance Ghost dance A religious dance of the North American Indians, participated in by both sexes, and looked upon as a rite of invocation the purpose of which is, through trance and vision, to bring the dancer into communion with the unseen …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Messiah — n. to await the Messiah * * * to await the Messiah …

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  • 20 messiah — mes|si|ah [mıˈsaıə] n [singular] [Date: 1100 1200; : Hebrew; Origin: mashiah and Aramaic meshiha, anointed ] 1.) the Messiah a) Jesus Christ, who Christians believe has been sent by God to save the world from evil b) a great religious leader who …

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