proper noun (es, -)
- Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish man whom Christians name Jesus Christ in belief that he is the Messiah.
- A male given name, especially in Spanish culture.
Etymology: From Greek (polytonic, áá) from Hebrew . The Greek text makes no distinction between Jesus and Joshua, referring to them both as (polytonic, áá). The Vulgate is likely the earliest to make a distinction, referring to Jesus as Iesus and Joshua as Iosias.
- Dutch: Jezus
- French: Jésus
- German: Jesus
- Italian: Gesí¹
- Spanish: Jesíºs
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