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.
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