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It is a Latin phrase that is interpretted as; Jesus Nazarene, King of the Jews. The INRI is an acronym of that phrase.

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What initials were on Jesus cross?

The initials on the cross were INRI, meaning "King Of The Jews".

What does it mean when you find an inri cross?

INRI are the initials of the latin inscription that Pontius Pilate wrote: Jesus of Nazaroth the king of the jews.

What was the title written above the cross?

the king of the Jews or INRI

Did the cross say INRI?

Yes, Inri is the intitials of a title that Pontius Pilate gave to Jesus. It stands for Jesus of Narzereth, the King of the Jews."

What does inri stand for on the cross?

"Jesus, King of the Jews". It's Latin.

What did the sign on the cross say?

INRI (Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum).

What does INRI above a Christian cross mean?

Jesus "king of the Jews"

What was written on the sign on Jesus cross?

INRI - Meaning "King of the Jews"

What does INRI mean on the cross?

"INRI" is an acronym representing the Latin phrase, "Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum," meaning "Jesus (of) Nazareth, King (of the) Jews."

What letters were written on the cross where Jesus was crucified?

What letters in hebrew aramaic and greek latin were on the cross

What does INRI stand for?

INRI stands for "Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum" or "Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews" INRI is the abbreviation of the Latin.It was the inscription that was nailed to the Cross at his crucifixion. The description was also written there in Hebrew and Greek as well as Latin.

What was written above the cross that Jesus was crucified on?

INRI, meaning 'The King of the Jews'.

The letters on the cross what do they mean?

The letters on the cross that Jesus died on, INRI, means Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.

What did the sign nailed to the cross say?

The sign nailed to the cross of Jesus said "INRI" which stood for "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews" (they didn't have a 'J' back then).INRI is written in Latin: IESUS NAZARENUS REX IUDEAORUM

Does a Catholic cross have INRI on it?

Yes, they do and INRI is a Latin abbreviation of Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum (Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews) this was the sign that hung over Jesus on the cross. Take a look at John 19:19 where it is described.

What is the translation if INRI above Jesus Christ Cross?

Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews

Does a non Catholic cross have INRI on it?

Most non-Catholic crosses are plain and do not even have the Corpus.

What did Herod or Pilate write on the cross?

INRI was written on the cross to mock Jesus Christ in his torture and death. It means "Jesus: King of the Jews."

What were the initials for the latin translation of the words placed on Jesus' cross by pontius pilate?

I believe it was INRI

What are the words on the top of the cross?

INRI? Is a combination of letters is Greek, Latin and Hebrew and they mean "KING OF THE JEWS"

What is meaning of INRI on the Catholic cross?

Jesus of Nazareth the King of the Jews - the title that was posted in three languages on the titulus (title board) of the cross when Christ was crucified.

What is the meaning of INRI in the cross?

Ievs nazarevs rex iudea in latin but in English is Jesus of nazareth king of the Jews

What was inscribed on the cross?

INRI, or "The king of the Jews" I think PIlate did this because he really did think Jesus was an innocent man.

Where do you find the letters INRI?

INRI is often at the top of crucifixes on a small plaque, as an abbreviation of the Latin words that Pilate would have used when he placed the plaque on Jesus' own cross. It means 'Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews'.

How would you write the Latin abbreviation INRI in Arabic?