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[ih-man-yoo-uh l] /ɪˈmæn yu əl/
the name of the Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah, often represented in Christian exegesis as being Jesus Christ. Isa. 7:14.
a male given name.
Origin of Immanuel
< Hebrew ʿimmānū'ēl literally, God is with us Unabridged
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(Bible) the child whose birth was foretold by Isaiah (Isaiah 7:14) and who in Christian tradition is identified with Jesus
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from Hebrew `immānū'el, literally: God with us
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Word Origin and History for Immanuel

masc. proper name; see Emmanuel.

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

God with us. In the Old Testament it occurs only in Isa. 7:14 and 8:8. Most Christian interpreters have regarded these words as directly and exclusively a prophecy of our Saviour, an interpretation borne out by the words of the evangelist Matthew (1:23).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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