lamb of god









lamb of god


noun

  1. Christ.

noun

  1. a title given to Christ in the New Testament, probably with reference to his sacrificial death

A Christian term for Jesus, first used in the Gospel of John. It carries out the image of the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus as a new Passover (see also Passover): a lamb was killed for the Jewish Passover, and Jesus himself, in the sacrifice of his death and Resurrection, is the lamb for the new Passover.

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