(j"zs), prop. n. [L. Jesus, Gr. , from Heb. Ysha'; Yh Jehovah + hsha' to help.] The Savior; the name of the Son of God as announced by the angel to his parents; the personal name of Our Lord, in distinction from Christ, his official appellation. Luke i. 31.
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Thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall save his people from their sins.
Matt. i. 21.
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The form Jesu is often used, esp. in the vocative.
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Jesu, do thou my soul receive.
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The Society of Jesus. The Roman Catholic order whose members are called Jesuits. See Jesuit.
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