from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Behold, the man: a phrase commonly used to denote Christ crowned with thorns, considered as a subject for a work of painting or sculpture, from the words with which he was presented by Pilate to the Jews (John xix. 5).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Paint.) A picture which represents the Savior as given up to the people by Pilate, and wearing a crown of thorns.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns


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