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EtymologyEdit

Calque of Latin Agnus Deī, itself a calque of Ancient Greek Ἀμνὸς τοῦ Θεοῦ (Amnòs toû Theoû). The name refers to Jesus' role as a sacrificial lamb that is (voluntarily) slaughtered on the Cross.

Proper nounEdit

Lamb of God

  1. Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice.

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