- “Behold the man!”: the words with which Pilate presented Christ, crowned with thorns, to his accusers. John 19:5.
- Art. a painting, statue, or other representation of Christ crowned with thorns.
- behold the sign (or proof).
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Historical Examples of ecce
And after that he said to John, his disciple, Ecce mater tua; that is to say, Lo!The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
It is not necessary now to cry Ecce in deserto or Ecce in penetralibus.
To me,” he said in Ecce Homo, “they are promises: I know not what they mean to others.Thoughts Out of Season (Part II)
At an early part of the period to which this chapter belongs, the famous volume entitled “Ecce Homo” was published.Recollections of a Long Life
A sermon was preached on the occasion by Francisco Borja, from the text, "Ecce longavi fugiens et mansi in solitudine."
- a picture or sculpture of Christ crowned with thorns
Word Origin for Ecce Homo
Latin, literally "behold the man" (John xix:5).