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Emmanuel.For Byzantine and Portuguese rulers thus named, use Manuel.
Emmanuel,in the Bible: see ImmanuelImmanuel
[Heb.,=God with us], in the Book of Isaiah, name given to the child who would be a sign to Judah of her deliverance. In the Gospel of St. Matthew it is given as a name of Jesus.
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Jesus, especially as the Messiah. [N.T.: Matthew 1:23]
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Bible the child whose birth was foretold by Isaiah (Isaiah 7:14) and who in Christian tradition is identified with Jesus
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