the coming of Christ on Judgment Day.
the prophesied return of Christ to earth at the Last Judgment
Second Coming definition
The return of Jesus, prophesied in the New Testament, to judge the living and the dead and bring about the final triumph of good over evil. The writings of the Apostles in the New Testament express the belief that the Second Coming will happen soon and suggest that it may happen within a generation of their own time. (See Judgment Day.)
Note: Several Christian denominations, such as the Seventh-Day Adventists and the Jehovah’s Witnesses, are founded on a similar belief about the imminence of Jesus’ return.
noun 1. “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them nor serve them”: second of the Ten Commandments.
noun 1. the consonant shift by which High German became differentiated from other Germanic languages.
noun 1. a child of a first cousin of one’s parent. Compare cousin (def 1). second cousin noun 1. the child of a first cousin of either of one’s parents second cousin Something that is related or similar but not quite the same, as in This beef stew is second cousin to boeuf bourguignon. This […]
- Second cranial nerve
second cranial nerve n. See optic nerve.