[ih-man-yoo-uh l]


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Bible the child whose birth was foretold by Isaiah (Isaiah 7:14) and who in Christian tradition is identified with Jesus

Word Origin for Immanuel

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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