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Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.
Origin of I.N.R.I.
From the Late Latin word Iēsūs Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum Unabridged
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Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum (the inscription placed over Christ's head during the Crucifixion)
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Latin: Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
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