Associations to the word «Messiah»


MESSIAH, noun. (Abrahamic tradition) The one who is ordained by God to lead the people of Israel, believed by Christians to be Jesus Christ.
MESSIAH, noun. An extremely powerful divine figure.
MESSIAH, proper noun. The promised and expected savior or liberator of the Jewish people.
MESSIAH, proper noun. A saviour or liberator of a group of people.
MESSIAH, proper noun. (Christianity) Jesus

Dictionary definition

MESSIAH, noun. Any expected deliverer.
MESSIAH, noun. Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer.
MESSIAH, noun. The awaited king of the Jews; the promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people.
MESSIAH, noun. An oratorio composed by Handel in 1742.

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