Jesus[jē′zəz, -zəs; Sp hā zo̵̅o̅s′]
- Jesus was a teacher and the founder of the Christian religion, or a male name.
An example of Jesus is the person that Christians believe to be the son of God.
A depiction of Jesus delivering the Sermon on the Mount.
a masculine name
Origin of JesusEcclesiastical Late Latin Iesus ; from Ecclesiastical Greek Iēsous ; from Classical Hebrew (language) yēshūʼa, contr. of yehōshūʼa ( Joshua), help of Jehovah ; from yāh, Jehovah + hōshīa, to help
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.
Origin of JesusMiddle English, from Late Latin Iēsus, from Greek Iēsous, from Hebrew yēšûă‘, from y&schwa;hôšûa‘, Joshua; see Joshua1.