Judaism's view of Jesus
Judaism generally views Jesus as one of a number of Jewish Messiah claimants who have appeared throughout history. Jesus is viewed as having been the most influential, and consequently the most damagi...
Messiah
This amazing passage from the Hebrew Prophets was written over 700 years before the birth of Jesus. It is found in Jewish Bibles today, though it is left out...
Shema Yisrael
Shema Yisrael (or Sh'ma Yisrael; Hebrew: שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל‎; "Hear, [O] Israel") are the first two words of a section of the Torah, and is the title (sometimes shortened to simply Shema) of a pr...
Messiah
A messiah (literally, "anointed one") has come to be seen as a saviour or liberator of a group of people, most commonly in the Abrahamic religions. In the Hebrew Bible, a Hebrew: מָשִׁיחַ,  mashi...
Jewish Messiah
Messiah (Hebrew: מָשִׁיחַ‎; mashiah, moshiah, mashiach, or moshiach, "anointed [one]") is a term used in the Hebrew Bible to describe priests and kings, who were traditionally anointed with holy...
Prophet
In religion, a prophet is an individual who is claimed to have been contacted by the supernatural or the divine, and to speak for them, serving as an intermediary with humanity, delivering this newfou...
False prophet
In religion, a false prophet is one who falsely claims the gift of prophecy or divine inspiration, or who uses that gift for evil ends. Often, someone who is considered a "true prophet" by some people...
Salvation
Salvation (Latin salvatio; Greek sōtēria; Hebrew yeshu'ah) is being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered from some dire situation. In religion, salvation is stated as the saving of...
Jesus in the Talmud
The Talmud contains passages that some scholars have concluded are references to Christian traditions about Jesus. The history of textual transmission of these passages is complex and scholars are not...
Yeshu
Yeshu (ישו in the Hebrew alphabet) is the name of an individual or individuals mentioned in Rabbinic literature. Modern scholarship generally considers the name Yeshu in the Talmud to be a reference t...
Disputation of Barcelona
The Disputation of Barcelona (July 20–24, 1263) was a formal ordered medieval debate between representatives of Christianity and Judaism regarding whether or not Jesus was the Messiah. It was held at...
Two witnesses
The two witnesses are two of God's prophets who are seen in a vision by John of Patmos, who appear during the Second woe in the Book of Revelation 11:1-14. The two witnesses have been identified by va...
Ezra
Ezra (/ˈɛzrə/; Hebrew: עזרא, Ezra; fl. 480–440 BC), also called Ezra the Scribe (Hebrew: עזרא הסופר, Ezra ha-Sofer) and Ezra the Priest in the Book of Ezra, was a Jewish scribe and a priest. According...
Yarab
Yarrob (Arabic: يعرب‎, also Ya'rob, Yarrob, or Yar'ub, or "Yaarub") is an ancient Arabic personal name. Arab and Islamic genealogies identify Yarrob as the grandson of Hud (biblical Eber) an...
David Koresh
David Koresh (born Vernon Wayne Howell; August 17, 1959 – April 19, 1993) was the American leader of the Branch Davidians religious sect, believing himself to be its final prophet.Coming from a dysfun...
Zechariah (Hebrew prophet)
Zechariah (/zɛkəˈraɪ.ə/; Hebrew: זְכַרְיָה,  Zekharya,  Zəḵaryā, "YHWH has remembered"; Arabic: زكريّا‎ Zakariya' or Zakkariya; Greek: Ζαχαρίας Zakharias; Latin: Zacharias)...
Jesus in Islam
Isa Ibn Maryam (Arabic: عيسى بن مريم, translit.: ʿĪsā ibn Maryām; English: Jesus, son of Mary), or Jesus in the New Testament, is considered to be a Messenger of God and al-Masih (the Messiah...
Hud (prophet)
Hud (/huːd/; Arabic: هود‎) is the name of a prophet of ancient Arabia, who is mentioned in the Qur'an. The eleventh chapter of the Qur'an, Hud, is named after him, though the narrative of Hu...
Jonah in rabbinic literature
Allusions in rabbinic literature to the Biblical character Jonah, the unwilling prophet on whom the Book of Jonah centres, contain various expansions, elaborations and inferences beyond what is presen...
Aleuas
Aleuas or Alevas (Greek: Ἀλεύας) can refer to more than one person from ancient Greek myth and history:
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Malachi
Malachi, Malachias, Malache or Mal'achi (/ˈmæləkaɪ/; Hebrew: מַלְאָכִי,  Mal'akhi,  Malʼāḵî ; "Messenger", see malakh) was a Jewish prophet in the Hebrew Bible. Malachi was the writ...
John Robins (prophet)
John Robins (fl. 1650–1652) was an English Ranter and plebeian prophet. Though imprisoned for his teachings, he avoided charges of blasphemy by signing a recantation.
Robins, a ranter, was a man o...
Phinehas
According to the Hebrew Bible, Phinehas or Phineas (/ˈfɪniəs/; Hebrew: פִּינְחָס,  Pinəḥas,  Pinchas) was a priest during The Exodus, the grandson of Aaron and son of Eleazar the High Priest...
Leah
Leah (Hebrew: לֵאָה,  Le'a,  Lēʼā Leˀa; Syriac: ܠܝܐ La'ya; from 𒀖 𒀖 littu Akkadian for cow), as described in the Hebrew Bible, is the first of the two concurrent wives of the He...
Agias of Sparta
Agias (Gr. Ἀγίας), the son of Agelochus and grandson of Tisamenus of Elea, was the Spartan seer of Lysander, who predicted that general's victory at the battle of Aegospotami in 404 BC. Some ancient ...
Moses in rabbinic literature
Allusions in rabbinic literature to the biblical character Moses, who led the people of Israel out of Egypt and through their wanderings in the wilderness, contain various expansions, elaborations and...
Alma, son of Alma
According to the Book of Mormon, Alma, the son of Alma (/ˈælmə/) was a Nephite prophet often referred to as "Alma the Younger" to distinguish him from his father, who is often referred to as "Alma the...
Beor (biblical figure)
Beor (Hebrew: בְּעוֹר‎ Bə‘ōr, "a burning") is described as the father of Balaam and is considered a prophet by Judaism; the Talmud says in Baba Bathra 15b "Seven prophets prophesied to the heat...
Abu Isa
Abu 'Isa (also known as Ovadiah, Ishaq ibn Ya'qub al-Isfahani, Isaac ibn Jacob al-Isfahani) was a self-proclaimed Jewish prophet sometime in the 8th century AD in Persia. He is known as the originator...
Enos (Book of Mormon)
According to the Book of Mormon, Enos (/ˈiː.nəs/; (Hebrew: אֱנוֹשׁ), was a son of Jacob, a Nephite prophet and author of the Book of Enos.
Islamic view of Isaac
For other uses see Ishaq(name) Isaac (Arabic: إسحاق‎ or إسحٰق‎ ʾIsḥāq) is recognized as a patriarch, prophet and messenger of God by all Muslims. In Islam, he is known as Ishaq. As in...