Lamb of God

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Etymology[edit]

Loan translation of Latin Agnus Dei, itself a translation of Ancient Greek Ἀμνὸς τοῦ Θεοῦ (Amnòs toû Theoû). The name refers to Jesus' role as a sacrificial lamb that is (voluntarily) slaughtered on the Cross.

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Lamb of God

  1. Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice.

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