Immanuel or Emmanuel (both: ĭmănˈyōəl) [key] [Heb., = God with us], in the Book of Isaiah, name given to the child who would be a sign to Judah of her deliverance. In the Gospel of St. Matthew it is given as a name of Jesus.
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