- 1A native or inhabitant of Nazareth.More example sentences
- Surely if the Nazarenes had called out to Jesus as Bartimaeus did, he would have opened their eyes, too.
- So even when he chastised his fellow Nazarenes for not accepting him, he did it out of a loving concern and even anguish over their hardness of heart.
- But instead of smilingly accepting the accolades of his fellow Nazarenes, Jesus turns provocative.
- 1.1 (the Nazarene) Jesus Christ.More example sentences
- The apostles of the Nazarene then established them anew.
- The scripture states, ‘Do not be alarmed, you are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified.’
- The precepts of the Nazarene, he asserted, were ‘the most pure, benevolent, and sublime which have ever been preached to man.’
- 1.2(Chiefly in Jewish or Muslim use) a Christian.More example sentences
- A graffito on the wall of a ruined department store scrawls out a defiant message: ‘Muslim power vanquishes the Nazarenes.’
- 1.3A member of an early sect of Jewish Christians, especially one in 4th-century Syria observing much of the Jewish law.More example sentences
- He boldly claims that he is a Nazarene descended from the Hebrew line of the Israelites.
- Still, somewhere beneath your feet is a subterranean passage that obligingly ran from this all male seminary to the next door convent of Nazarene nuns.
- 1.4A member of the Church of the Nazarene, a Protestant denomination founded in California.More example sentences
- Although her father was a preacher, she had found her way out of that world, triggered first in a Footloose style moment when she was cited for dancing at her Nazarene college.
- He received his Bachelors Degree in Physical Education last June from Point Loma Nazarene College and coaches track at a local high School.
- Carol was a graduate of Eatern Nazarene College as well as Muskingum.
- 2A member of a group of German painters formed in 1809, who sought to revive the art and techniques of medieval Germany and early Renaissance Italy.More example sentences
- Fuseli's influence was now modified by that of the Nazarenes; Germanic illustrations to Frankenstein and Dante followed.
- Its members wanted to reinvigorate painting with the colourfulness, naturalism, and ‘truthfulness’ of the early Italian painters, as the Nazarenes had done.
- The idea cannot be dismissed out of hand, but the similarity of technique in painting in bold colours on a light ground might be due to a common ancestry: the Nazarenes or the school of Lyons.
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- Relating to Nazareth or Nazarenes.More example sentences
- The question is merely a challenge to our accepted patterns of life, a threat to our content minds that is perhaps on a par with the words of one 2000 year old Nazarene carpenter.
- How were they to know that this minor Nazarene prophet would cause such a fuss?
via late Latin from Greek Nazarēnos, from Nazaret 'Nazareth'.
More definitions of NazareneDefinition of Nazarene in:
- The US English dictionary