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1 In the NT Christ is called ‘Jesus the Nazarene’; this is usually understood as meaning ‘from Nazareth’.

2 The ‘Nazarenes’ was a Jewish term for the Christians.

3 ‘Nazarenes’ occurs as a name used by 4th-cent. writers of groups of Christians of Jewish race in Syria, who continued to obey much of the Jewish Law.

4 The Mandaeans are sometimes called ‘Nasoreans’.

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