Definition of Messianic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a messiah promising deliverance. "Messianic cult"

Derivative terms: Messiah, Messiah, Messiah
Partainyms: Messiah



Definition of Messianic

1. a. Of or relating to the Messiah; as, the Messianic office or character.

Definition of Messianic

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, or resembling a messiah, the Messiah. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, relating to, or resembling messianism (Messianism). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Messianic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Messianic

messengered
messengering
messengers
messenian
messenians
messer
messers
messes
messet
messets
messiahless
messiahlike
messiahs
messiahship
messiahships
messianic (current term)
messianically
messianism
messianisms
messias
messiases
messier
messiest
messieurs
messily
messiness
messinesses
messing
messless
messman

Literary usage of Messianic

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

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The average consciousness in the Old Testament implies no dual theory, no dual world; hence no ground for a dual messianic revelation. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Nor is this unreasonable, as the messianic claim sinks into insignificance ... It was this which gave the Sanhédrin a pretext, which the messianic claim of ..."

3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1887)
"BRIGGS' messianic PROPHECY.*—There are two ways in which messianic Prophecy may be studied. We may look through the Old Testament for passages which suggest ..."

4. A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics by Shailer Mathews, Gerald Birney Smith (1921)
"The apocalyptic messianic hope was no less national than that already described, ... The messianic was the highest conception of divine interposition and ..."

5. Biblical Theology of the New Testament by Bernhard Weiss, David Eaton, James E. Duguid (1882)
"With the appearance of the Messiah there has commenced the messianic end of the times, which already bestows essential messianic saving blessings. ..."

6. The Messiah Idea in Jewish History by Julius Hillel Greenstone (1906)
"The messianic idea is characteristically Jewish. The nations of antiquity, despairing of the present and heedless of the future, gloried in their past, ..."

7. The Religious Teaching of the Old Testament by Albert Cornelius Knudson (1918)
"It may refer either to the personal Messiah or to the messianic age. ... By the messianic hope we mean, therefore, not simply the expectation of a Messiah, ..."

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