upprisa

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See also: uppreisn

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Confer rísa upp (to rise up, to stand up).

Noun[edit]

upprisa f (genitive singular upprisu, nominative plural upprisur)

  1. a resurrection
  2. (often with a definite article, Christianity) the resurrection of Jesus Christ
  3. (often with a definite article, Christianity) A self-referential term for Jesus Christ
    • John 11:25
      Jesús mælti: „Ég er upprisan og lífið. Sá sem trúir á mig, mun lifa, þótt hann deyi. Og hver sem lifir og trúir á mig, mun aldrei að eilífu deyja. Trúir þú þessu?“
      Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; 26and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?"