Messiah

Primary Meanings of Messiah

1.
n
Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer
2.
n
an oratorio composed by Handel in 1742
Full Definitions of Messiah
1

n Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer

Example of:
Logos, Son, Word
the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)

n the awaited king of the Jews; the promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people

Example of:
Rex, king, male monarch
a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
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n an oratorio composed by Handel in 1742

Example of:
cantata, oratorio
a musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text

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