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ecce homo

[ ech-ey hoh-moh, ek-ey for 1; ek-see hoh-moh, ek-ey for 2 ]
/ ˈɛtʃ eɪ ˈhoʊ moʊ, ˈɛk eɪ for 1; ˈɛk si ˈhoʊ moʊ, ˈɛk eɪ for 2 /
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Latin.
“Behold the man!”: the words with which Pilate presented Christ, crowned with thorns, to his accusers. John 19:5.
noun
Art. a painting, statue, or other representation of Christ crowned with thorns.
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Ecce Homo
/ (ˈɛkeɪ ˈhəʊməʊ, ˈɛksɪ) /

noun
a picture or sculpture of Christ crowned with thorns

Word Origin for Ecce Homo

Latin: behold the man, the words of Pontius Pilate to his accusers (John 19:5)
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