Definition of Jesus christ

1. Noun. 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).

Definition of Jesus christ

1. Proper noun. (christianity) A name for Jesus of Nazareth, a first century Jewish carpenter, held to be a prophet, teacher, and the Messiah, or Christ, in Christian and Muslim faiths. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) A saviour; one who provides critical help or salvation to others in need. ¹

3. Interjection. (non-gloss definition An expletive or oath, whose use is considered blasphemous by most Christians.) Usually an expression of surprise, shock, etc. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jesus Christ

Jesuits' bark
Jesuits' nut
Jesum Crow
Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Jesus Christ
Jesus Christs
Jesus H. Christ
Jesus Harold Christ
Jesus Prayer
Jesus boot
Jesus boots
Jesus fish
Jesus fishes
Jesus freak
Jesus freaks
Jesus jammies
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus phone

Literary usage of Jesus christ

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth: Extracted Textually from the Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"Slip mounted on t.-p.: House of representatives. Document no. 755. 58th Congress, 2d session. Lacking in c. 2."

2. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"H: P. Divinity of our Lord and Saviour jesus christ $1.25. ... J. History of the passion of our Lord jesus christ explained and applied to the Christian ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"jesus christ—Continued Resurrection and ascension Baptized for the dead. E. St G. Baldwin. Bib Sac 74:330-4 Ap '17 Modern criticism and thp resurrection. ..."

4. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology by Thomas Paine (1896)
"CONCERNING THE CHARACTER OF jesus christ, AND HIS HISTORY. ... jesus christ wrote no account of himself, of his birth, parentage, or anything else. ..."

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