- 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.
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?
Origin of JesusMiddle English, from Late Latin Iēsus, from Greek Iēsous, from Hebrew yēšûă‘, from y&schwa;hôšûa‘, Joshua; see Joshua1.