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16:18 Jun 10, 2001
English to Greek translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: messiah
messiah
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naΜεσσίας = Σωτήρ
Eleni Zissi
naΜεσσίας
Alex Seidanis
na[COMMENT ON MY ANSWER]DR. RICHARD BAVRY
naχριστοσ (ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ)DR. RICHARD BAVRY


  

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3 hrs
χριστοσ (ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ)


Explanation:
See:

http://www.messianic.com/articles/messiah.htm

WHO IS THE MESSIAH?

Messiah is the English transliteration of Mashiach, the Hebrew word meaning "Anointed One." The Greek form of this meaning is Xristos, from where we get the English word Christ.

Greek form of messiah = christos = χριστοσ (ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ)

See also:

http://www.bartleby.com/61/15/C0331500.html

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

Christ


PRONUNCIATION: /61/wavs/15/C0331500.wav/61/wavs/15/C0331500.wavkrst
NOUN: 1. The Messiah, as foretold by the prophets of the Hebrew Scriptures. Often used with the. 2. Christianity Jesus.
ETYMOLOGY: Middle English Crist, from Old English Crst, from Latin Chrstus, from Greek Khrstos, from khrstos, anointed, verbal adj. of khrein, to anoint. See ghri- in Appendix I.







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DR. RICHARD BAVRY
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3 hrs
[COMMENT ON MY ANSWER]


Explanation:
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DR. RICHARD BAVRY
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6 hrs
Μεσσίας


Explanation:
Μεσσίας is the correct equivalent for Messiah, whereas Ιησούς is for Jesus and Χριστός is for Christ.

HTH

Alex Seidanis

PS: Μεσσίας is pronounced "messee-as"


    Reference: http://www.in.gr/dictionary/lookup.asp?Word=messiah
Alex Seidanis
Local time: 21:32
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 60

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
DR. RICHARD BAVRY: "the Hebrew word Mashiah "anointed"is translated by the Greek Khristos" See Sabourin, The Names and Titles of Jesus
9 hrs
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13 hrs
Μεσσίας = Σωτήρ


Explanation:
Μεσσίας = Σωτήρ (in greek)
Messias = Sotir= who came to save us

Eleni Zissi
Greece
Local time: 21:32
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 46

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DR. RICHARD BAVRY: no evidence of this found!
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