Definitions of Messiah
  1. noun
    Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer
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    Logos, Son, Word
    the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
  2. noun
    the awaited king of the Jews; the promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people
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    Rex, king, male monarch
    a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  3. noun
    an oratorio composed by Handel in 1742
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    cantata, oratorio
    a musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text
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