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qroqqa commented on the word chrestus
Chrestus and Christus are unrelated but were confused in Roman times as a name of Jesus. Chrêstus = "useful, worthy, good"; Christus = "anointed" = Meshiah.
December 18, 2008
elisheba commented on the word chrestus
early latin version of Christus. this was also one of the names of the Egyptian god Serapis, and can also be translated as 'Messiah'