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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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The following is a list of names and titles of Christ, together with their biblical citations, that appear in the New Testament:

I John 2:1 Advocate

Revelation 1:8; 22:13 Alpha and Omega

Revelation 3:14 Amen

Hebrews 3:1 Apostle and High Priest of our religion

Luke 2:12 Baby

Matthew 12:18 Beloved

John 6:33 Bread of God

John 6:35 Bread of Life

John 6:50 Bread that comes down from heaven

John 3:29 Bridegroom

Mark 6:3 Carpenter

Matthew 13:55 Carpenter's son

I Peter 5:4 Chief Shepherd

Matthew 2:20 Child

Luke 23:35 Chosen One

Matthew 16:20 Christ

I Timothy 1:15; Colossians 1:1 Christ Jesus

Luke 9:20 Christ of God

Luke 2:12 Christ the Lord

Romans 9:5 Christ who is above all

Hebrews 2:9 Crowned with glory and splendor

Romans 8:29 Eldest of many brothers

Revelation 1:5; 3:14 Faithful witness

Matthew 12:18 Favorite

Revelation 1:17; 2:8 First and the Last

Revelation 1:5 Firstborn from the dead

Colossians 1:15 Firstborn of all creation

Luke 2:7 Firstborn (Son)

I Corinthians 15:20 First fruits

Matthew 11:19 Friend of tax collectors and sinners

John 10:7 Gate of the sheepfold

John 10:11, 14 Good Shepherd

John 12:41 Glory

Luke 2:32 Glory of your people Israel

Hebrews 7:22 Greater Covenant

Hebrews 13:20 Great Shepherd of the sheep

Ephesians 4:16 Head

Colossians 1:18 Head of the Church (Now the Church is his body, he is its head)

I Corinthians 11:3 Head of every man

Colossians 2:10 Head of every Sovereignty and Power

Revelation 2:17 Hidden manna

Hebrews 3:1; 4:14; 7:26 High Priest

Acts 2:27 Holy One

Mark 1:25 Holy One of God

Acts 4:27 Holy servant Jesus

I Timothy 1:2 Hope

John 8:58 I am

II Corinthians 4:5 Image of God

Colossians 1:15 Image of the unseen God

Matthew 1:23 Immanuel

II Corinthians 9:15 Inexpressible gift

I Peter 3:18 Innocent

Luke 2:25 Israel's comforting

Matthew 1:21 Jesus

I John 2:1 Jesus Christ who is just

Hebrews 6:20 Jesus has entered before us

John 18:5 Jesus the Nazarene

Acts 7:52 Just One

Matthew 21:5 King

John 1:50 King of Israel

Revelation 17:14; I Timothy 6:15 King of kings

Revelation 15:3 King of nations

Hebrews 7:2 King of righteousness

Matthew 2:2 King of the Jews

John 1:29, 37 Lamb of God

Revelation 5:12 Lamb that was sacrificed

I Peter 1:20 Lamb without spot or stain

I Corinthians 15:45 Last Adam

Matthew 2:6 Leader

Acts 5:31 Leader and Savior

Hebrews 2:10 Leader who would take them to their salvation

Romans 11:26 Liberator

John 14:6; Colossians 3:4 Life

John 12:35 Light

John 1:4 Light of men

John 8:12 Light of the world

Luke 2:32 Light to enlighten the pagans

Revelation 5:5 Lion of the tribe of Judah

John 6:51 Living Bread

I Peter 2:4 Living stone

Luke 1:25 Lord

John 20:28 Lord and my God

Romans 14:9 Lord both of the dead and the living

Acts 7:59; I Corinthians 12:3 Lord Jesus (Jesus is Lord)

Acts 10:36 Lord of all men

I Corinthians 2:9 Lord of Glory

I Timothy 6:15 Lord of lords

II Thessalonians 3:16 Lord of peace

Ephesians 2:21 Main cornerstone

John 19:6 Man, The

I Timothy 2:5 Mediator

John 1:41; 4:25 Messiah

Hebrews 8:2 Minister of the sanctuary and of the True Tent of Meeting

II Peter 1:20; Revelation 2:29 Morning Star

Matthew 2:23 Nazarene

Hebrews 1:12 Never change

Revelation 22:16 Of David's line

Ephesians 4:5 One Lord

John 10:16 One shepherd

John 1:14 Only Son of the Father

I Corinthians 5:8 Passover

Hebrews 1:3 Perfect copy of his (God's) nature

I Corinthians 1:25 Power and the wisdom of God

Luke 1:69 Power for salvation

I Peter 2:6 Precious cornerstone

Hebrews 5:6 Priest for ever (You are a priest of the order of Melchizedek, and for ever)

Acts 3:15 Prince of life

Luke 1:76 Prophet of the Most High

Hebrews 1:3 Radiant light of God's glory

I Timothy 2:6 Ransom

Romans 3:25 Reconciliation

Hebrews 7:25 Remains for ever

John 11:25 Resurrection

II Timothy 4:8 Righteous judge

Luke 1:78 Rising Sun

Revelation 22:16 Root of David

I Timothy 6:15 Ruler of all

Revelation 1:5 Ruler of the kings of the earth

II Peter 2:20; 3:18 Savior

I John 4:14; John 4:42 Savior of the world

Romans 15:8 Servant of circumcised Jews

I Peter 2:24 Shepherd and guardian of your souls

Philippians 2:7 Slave

Galatians 4:5 Son

Matthew 1:1 Son of Abraham

Matthew 1:1 Son of David

Luke 1:36 Son of God

John 1:45 Son of Joseph

John 5:27 Son of Man

Mark 6:3 Son of Mary

Mark 14:61, 62 Son of the Blessed One

II John 3 Son of the Father

Matthew 16:17 Son of the living God

Luke 1:32 Son of the Most High

Mark 5:7 Son of the Most High God

Colossians 1:14 Son that he loves

Matthew 17:5 Son, the Beloved

I Corinthians 10:4 Spiritual rock

I Peter 2:8 Stone rejected

I Peter 2:8 Stone to stumble over

Matthew 23:11 Teacher

Hebrews 9:16 Testator

I John 5:20 True God

John 1:9 True light

John 15:1 True vine

John 14:6 Truth

Revelation 3:15 Ultimate source of God's creation

John 14:6 Way

John 12:24 Wheat grain

I Corinthians 1:25 Wisdom of God

John 1:1 Word

Revelation 19:14 Word of God

John 1:14 Word was made flesh

I John 1:1 Word who is life

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