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 Nazarene (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Thus the word "Nazarene" carries with it an allusion to those prophecies which speak of Christ as "despised of men" (Isa.
Some, however, think that in this name there is an allusion to the Hebrew netser, which signifies a branch or sprout.
The followers of Christ were called "the sect of Nazarenes" (Acts 24:5).
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/nazarene.html   (144 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Gnosticism
The Elcesaites said: "In [en] the name of the great and highest God and in the name of his Son, the great King".
(I, xxi, 3) we find the formula: "In the name that was hidden from every divinity and lordship and truth, which [name] Jesus the Nazarene has put on in the regions of light" and several other formulae, which were sometimes pronounced in Hebrew or Aramaid.
The Mandaeans said: "The name of the Life and the name of the Manda d'Haye is named over thee".
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06592a.htm   (10663 words)

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