[jee-zoo, -soo, jey-, yey-]
Origin of Jesu
1150–1200; Middle English < Late Latin Iēsu, oblique (orig. vocative) form of Iēsus < Greek Iēsoû; see Jesus
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Examples from the Web for jesu
But why should man die because he loveth Jesu Christ better than he was wont?
Only of one I was terribly afraid: and that was—mercy, Jesu!
Jesu, in Thy dear love behold, And set this soul in Thy safe fold.The White Rose of Langley
Emily Sarah Holt
"Rock of Ages" and "Jesu, Lover of my soul" were soon added.Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography
George William Erskine Russell
Wold to Jesu that some were ponyshed to geve others example.A Book about Doctors
John Cordy Jeaffreson
- a poetic name for or vocative form of Jesus
C17: from Late Latin, vocative of Jesus
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