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  1. Jesus.
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Origin of IHS1

< Late Latin < Greek: partial transliteration of the first three letters of Iēsoûs Jesus


  1. Jesus Savior of Men.
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Origin of IHS2

From the Medieval Latin word Iēsus Hominum Salvātor


  1. in this sign (the cross) shalt thou conquer.
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Origin of IHS3

From the Latin word In Hōc Signō Vincēs


  1. in this (cross) is salvation.
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Origin of IHS4

From the Latin word In Hōc Salūs
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  1. the first three letters of the name Jesus in Greek (ΙΗΣΟΥΣ), often used as a Christian emblem
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