Definition of second Adam in English:

second Adam

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(the second Adam)
(In Christian thought) Jesus Christ.
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  • The family resemblance is unmistakable, except that Adam and Eve are aged and Christ, the second Adam, is eternally young.
  • Jesus, the second Adam, became one like us in all things except sin.
  • The first man Adam was a living soul, the second Adam a living giving spirit ’.


with biblical allusion to 1 Cor. 15: 45–47.

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