Adjective "Messianic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Messianic


    Definition:

    1. the promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people.

    2. Jesus Christ, regarded by Christians as fulfilling this promise and expectation. John 4:25, 2

    6.

    3. (usually lowercase) any expected deliverer.

    4. (usually lowercase) a zealous leader of some cause or project.

    5. (italics) an oratorio (1742) by George Frideric Handel.

    Origin:
    Messiah

    Examples:

    "ages can be messianic."

    "titles can be messianic."

    "sons can be messianic."

    "movements can be messianic."

    "kingdoms can be messianic."

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