- the name of the Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah, often represented in Christian exegesis as being Jesus Christ. Isa. 7:14.
- a male given name.
Origin of Immanuel
From the Hebrew word ʿimmānū'ēl literally, God is with us
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I quote Immanuel Kant in my preface, defining enlightenment as mankind coming out of its self-imposed immaturity.The Real Legacy of Richard Nixon
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Pre-Oslo, Immanuel had 3,240 residents; today its population has declined to 3,013.
Take, for example, the settlement of Immanuel, located deep inside the West Bank, southeast of Nablus.
Immanuel was established with a plan to become an ultra-Orthodox city of tens of thousands.
He called himself the prophet Immanuel and took to preaching in the streets.Speed Read: 9 Revelations From Elizabeth Smart’s Memoir, ‘My Story’
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What thoughts and feelings did it give us respecting our adorable Immanuel, God with us.Bertha and Her Baptism
Immanuel is transfigured on this Mount of Love before His suffering and glory!Memories of Bethany
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Immanuel had an inexhaustible, ready supply of brilliant ideas.
Immanuel was the first to adapt Italian numbers to the neo-Hebraic lyre.
They call out, "Now is the time to laugh, for Immanuel has arrived."
- Bible the child whose birth was foretold by Isaiah (Isaiah 7:14) and who in Christian tradition is identified with Jesus
from Hebrew `immānū'el, literally: God with us
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Word Origin and History for immanuel
masc. proper name; see Emmanuel.
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