Lamb of God

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Lamb of God:

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[Lat.], the Lamb of God, i.e., Jesus. The lamb of the Passover sacrifice is said to prefigure the crucifixion. Isaiah calls the expected Messiah the Lamb of God, and Jesus is met by John the Baptist with the words, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of
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Lamb of God

a title given to Christ in the New Testament, probably with reference to his sacrificial death