·  BIBLE – Terms – Messiah/Christ


- Info:

  - English word Messiah means "the anointed one", "the one on whom the oil has been applied".

    "To anoint" means "to apply oil".

  - English Messiah is translation for Hebrew (Masiah).

    Greek Χριστός (Khristós) is translation for Hebrew (Masiah).

    English Christ is translation for the Greek Χριστός (Khristós).

    In many religions people were being anointed by poring or rubbing oil onto their heads.

    This symbolizes transfer of Gods powers onto them which makes them gods representatives on the earth.

  - This was also true for Jewish high priests, Kings and prophets.

  - For Christians word Christ usually means specific person, Jesus Christ, because most are not aware of the true meaning

    of words Christ or Messiah, and they only new the word Christ in the contents of Jesus Christ.