from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A town of northern Israel southeast of Haifa. Settled in prehistoric times, it is first mentioned in the New Testament as the boyhood home of Jesus. The modern town is a trade center and pilgrimage site. Population: 64,600.
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- proper n. An ancient town in the Middle East, today in the state of Israel.
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- n. a historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary
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"Nuzair" is a derogatory term used by Sunni Muslims against Alawi Muslims whom they claim are in fact closer to Christianity than to Islam Nuzair comes from the word Nazareth.
The name Nazareth, the town where Mary lived, comes from the Hebrew word netzer meaning “branch” or “shoot.”
Israeli archaeologists say they've found the first house in Nazareth dating back to the time of Christ.
Jesus of Nazareth is the myth reduced to literalness.
The Mark Five, featuring Manny Charlton who later plays in Nazareth, walk from Edinburgh to London, hitching a ride whenever photographers were not present.
A year later he slipped back across the border with his family and settled in Nazareth, where he has lived ever since.
Therefore Jesus of Nazareth is Father, Son, and Holy Ghost all in one body.
Rows of roosters await cleaning outside the firehouse in Nazareth (left).
Biff, first met Joshua (Jesus, Biff explains, is the Greek translation of the Hebrew Yeshua) by the central well in Nazareth when both were six years old.
The very Jesus who stood in Nazareth and proclaimed, "The Lord has anointed me to preach the good news to the poor."
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