messiah

  1. any expected deliverer
  2. Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer
  3. the awaited King of the Jews; the promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people

Messiah

[Derren Brown special] Messiah is a Derren Brown special originally shown on Channel 4 on 7 January 2005 at 21:00. In the episode, Brown travels to the United States to try to convince five influential figures that he has special abilities in their particular field of expertise: psychic powers, Christian evangelism, New Age theories, alien ...
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Messiah

[software] Messiah (also known as messiah:studio) is an award-winning 3D animation and rendering application developed by pmG Worldwide. It runs on the Win32 and Win64 platforms. Messiah is in its fourth version, as messiah:studio (as of April 2009) and version 5.5b as messiah:animate (as of November 2006). ==Early history and releases== Me...
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Messiah

[English poem] Messiah is a `sacred eclogue` by Alexander Pope, composed in 1709. It is based on the Fourth Eclogue of Virgil, and is an example of English Classicism`s appropriation and reworking of the genres, subject matter and techniques of classical Latin literature. Samuel Johnson, while still a student at Oxford University, translate...
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Messiah

[n] - any expected deliverer 2. [n] - Jesus Christ 3. [n] - the awaited King of the Jews
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Messiah

In Judaism and Christianity, the saviour or deliverer. The prophets of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) foretold that a wise and pious man descended from King David would lead and rule over the...
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Messiah

Derived from the Hebrew 'meshiach' which means 'consecrated person' or 'anointed one.' It is translated as the Greek word 'Christos,' and the English 'Christ.'
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Messiah

Mes┬Ěsi'ah noun [ Hebrew māshīakh anointed, from māshakh to anoint. Confer Messias .] The expected king and deliverer of the Hebrews; the Savior; Christ. « And told them the Messiah now was born.» Milton.
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Messiah

noun an oratorio composed by Handel in 1742
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Messiah

• (n.) The expected king and deliverer of the Hebrews; the Savior; Christ.
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Messiah

(from the article `Handel, George Frideric`) Handel was by this time at the height of his powers, and the year 1741 saw the composition of his greatest oratorio, Messiah, and its inspired ... ...Goldsmith, Sir Richard Steele, and William Congreve—were active in Dublin. In the New Musick Hall, George Frideric Handel conducted the fi...
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messiah

(from Hebrew mashia, `anointed`), in Judaism, the expected king of the Davidic line who would deliver Israel from foreign bondage and restore the ... [32 related articles]
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Messiah

Messiah (musī'u) or Messias (musī'us) [Heb.,=anointed], in Judaism, a man who would be sent by God to restore Israel and reign righteously for all mankind. The idea developed among the Jews especially in their adversity, and such a conception is clearly indicated in Isaiah 9. Mes...
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Messiah

In Judaism and Christianity, the saviour or deliverer. The prophets of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) foretold that a wise and pious man descended from King David would lead and rule over the Messianic age, a time of peace and godliness. Jews from the time of the Babylonian Captivity (6th century BC), have looked forward to the coming of the Mess...
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Messiah

[Handel] Messiah (HWV 56) is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer. It was first performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742 and received its London premiere nea...
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Messiah

A messiah, literally, `the anointed` has come to be seen as a saviour or liberator of a group of people, most commonly in the Abrahamic religions. In the Hebrew Bible, a messiah (or mashiach) is a king or High Priest traditionally anointed with holy anointing oil. However, messiahs were not only Jewish, as the Hebrew Bible refers to Cyrus the Gr.....
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Messiah

Messiah is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `the anointed` The name Messiah is most commonly given to American boys. Although in most countries Messiah is a name given to boys. In the United States, 1 out of 14 Messiah`s are girls.
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MESSIAH

End-time kind, descended from King David, expected to redeem Israel, whom Christians identified as Jesus.
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Messiah

The long-awaited king who will come in the last days. In the Jewish tradition, the messiah will restore the Jews to the promised land, rebuild the temple, and inaugurate a period of peace. This is particularly emphasized in Orthodox Judaism. In the Christian tradition, Jesus is the messiah, but most Jews do not hold this view, with the exception of...
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