Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. this sense) (biblical) Immanuel (figure whose birth is foretold).
  • proper n. A male given name of Biblical origin.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Variation of Immanuel.

Examples

  • “And they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us” Matthew 1:23.

    FROM THE CROSS TO PENTECOST

  • For not in vain had the Holy Ghost said by Isaiah: "Behold! a virgin shall conceive and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel, which is, being interpreted, God wire us."

    Leo the Great on the Resurrection

  • No doubt he had Hezekiah in his mind when he said that a Child was born to the Jews, and a Son given to them; just as, of course, he meant his own son, who was born to him by the virgin prophetess, when he called his name Emmanuel, that is to say,

    Sermons on National Subjects

  • The Virgin that shall conceive and shall bear Christ, shall call His name Emmanuel, which is interpreted, ` God with us. '

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • Moreover, since the enemy of our salvation was keeping a watchful eye on virgins, according to the prophecy of Isaiah, who said, Behold a virgin shall conceive and bare a Son and shall call His name Emmanuel, which is, being interpreted, ` God with us [2454], 'in order that he who taketh the wise in their own craftiness [2455] may deceive him who always glorieth in his wisdom, the maiden is given in marriage to

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus

  • In what President Obama referred to yesterday as the least suspenseful announcement of all time, President Obama's chief of staff, Rahm Emmanuel, is leaving to run for mayor of Chicago.

    Always A Contender, Rahm Emanuel Leaves

  • (Soundbite of applause) SAGAL: Tired of jockeying a desk in some unimportant government job, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel is coming back to Chicago to run for mayor.

    Who's Carl This Time?

  • There he was known as Emmanuel Brown, and he and his friend Asher Senator practised "chatting" – reciting poetry-like lines over rhythm tracks.

    Smiley Culture obituary

  • Does anyone know if Ron Emmanuel is a fudge packer or not?

    Obama White House, Fox News, Chicago-Style Politics, Enemy Lists, Karl Rove

  • Indeed, Emmanuel is using theoretical examples to make his point.

    Discourse.net: Making the Rounds

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.