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  • early latin version of Christus. this was also one of the names of the Egyptian god Serapis, and can also be translated as 'Messiah'

    December 18, 2008

  • 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