Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “the Messiah”

the Messiah

noun
 
 
/məˈsaɪə/
CHRISTIANITY Jesus ChristThe Bible - people, events and placesGod and gods
JUDAISM the leader that Jews believe God will send themJudaism
(Definition of the Messiah from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “the Messiah” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

flair

natural ability to do something well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More