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Bible Term: Messiah

Messiah is another name for Christ, which literally means messiah. Both Christ and Messiah are titles for Jesus; as such they are often used interchangeably to refer to him.

[Read Bible verses about Jesus, the Messiah.]

Key verse about Messiah: Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God” (Matthew 16:16, NVI).

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