Literally “the anointed one”, in Jewish traditionThis word comes from a Latin term meaning “to hand down,” that originally referred to the teaching of the apostles as handed down in the churches ... more, messiah has referred to many individuals anointed with oil. It has also come to be used in connection with an anticipated Jewish king descended from King David(c. 1000 B.C.) David is known for killing the giant Goliath when he was a young shepherd and later when he was king of Israel expanding the territory ... more. Christianity considers Jesus(c. 4 B.C.–A.D. 30-33) Also known as Jesus of Nazareth, Jesus Christ, the Messiah, and Savior of the World. He is the founding figure of Christianit... more to be this messiah, but his kingdom is not of this world.