Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.

Origin of I.N.R.I.

From the Late Latin word Iēsūs Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum
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Historical Examples of inri

  • Manufacture: Carved wood, gessoed and painted, over-painted in oils; black gauze shroud over head; rosary and iNRi plaque.

British Dictionary definitions for inri


abbreviation for

Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum (the inscription placed over Christ's head during the Crucifixion)

Word Origin for INRI

Latin: Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
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