Nazarene

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Etymology[edit]

Greek adjective Ναζαρηνός (Nazarēnos) "of Nazareth", an ethnonym of Ναζαρέθ (Nazareth). For a list of theories as to the further etymology of this word, please consult the Wikipedia article on ‘Nazarene’.

Adjective[edit]

Nazarene (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Nazareth or its people.
  2. Of or relating to the Church of the Nazarene.
    • Holiness Today is a Nazarene magazine.

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Noun[edit]

Nazarene (plural Nazarenes)

  1. A person from Nazareth. Ναζωραῖος
  2. (κατ' εξοχήν) Jesus Christ. Usually with 'the'.
  3. Members of the Church of the Nazarene.
    • I have been a Nazarene for several years, I joined the church in 1946.

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Nazarene

  1. (usually as “the Nazarene”) an epithet of Jesus Christ

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