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Messiah, Messias, "the Anointed" (Heb. Mashiach), the title by which the Hebrew prophets designated the deliverer whom the Jews expected God to send to restore their race to power and prosperity. Christians identify the Messiah with

Jesus, hut many Jews still look for his advent. See Daniel ix. 25, 26.