- A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ.
- (Judaism) The "Lord's anointed one" or messiah predicted in Jewish prophecy.
Etymology: crist, from Christus, ChrÄstus, from Ancient Greek (polytonic, ), noun use of (polytonic, ) "anointed", in translation of Hebrew (HEchar, ) mÄshÄa "anointed" (see messiah).
- For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect. (Matthew 24:24)
- (Christianity) (italbrac, literally) The title given to Jesus of Nazareth, seen as fulfilling messianic prophecy; often treated as a personal name.
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