"the" (2)

Stahlke, Herbert F.W. hstahlke at bsu.edu
Mon Aug 30 16:18:11 UTC 2004

Correct, as a Greek translation of Aramaic meshiha, Hebrew mashah.


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_Christ_ may be considered a title but it's ultimately a common 
noun (or adjective used as such) meaning 'anointed (one)'. I would
imagine that it's that sense that's being emphasized when the article
is used, as in Mel Gibson's  movie title.

Ellen Prince

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