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[ih-man-yoo-uh l, for 1, 2; French e-ma-ny-el for 3] /ɪˈmæn yu əl, for 1, 2; French ɛ ma nüˈɛl for 3/
Jesus Christ, especially as the Messiah. Matt. 1:23.
Pierre [pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1916–1984, French poet. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Two hundred thousand francs, lent to her by Emmanuel, had sufficed to put up the farm buildings.

    The Alkahest Honore de Balzac
  • Prostrate before Emmanuel's throne, they repeated their confession.

    Bunyan James Anthony Froude
  • Overjoyed at this dream, Emmanuel proclaimed it to his people.

    National Epics Kate Milner Rabb
  • For a moment Emmanuel Himself was loth to stoop, but only for a moment.

  • Emmanuel, absorbed in contemplation of Marguerite's head, seemed dumb.

    The Alkahest Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for Emmanuel


a variant spelling of Immanuel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Emmanuel

masc. personal name, from Greek form of Hebrew 'Immanu'el, literally "God is with us," from 'immanu "with us," from 'im "with," + first person plural pronomial suffix, + El "God."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Emmanuel in the Bible

God with us, Matt. 1:23). (See IMMANUEL.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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