Je·sus (jēzəs) 4? BC-AD 29?
Jewish religious leader who was crucified in Jerusalem after his teaching and reported miracle-working incurred the disfavor of the Roman government of Palestine. In Christianity, Jesus is seen as Christ and as the Son of God.
[Middle English, from Late Latin Iēsus, from Greek Iēsous, from Hebrew yēšûă', from yəhôšûa', Joshua; see JOSHUA1.]
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