The Jewish word
given to the saviour of the world, was thought
to be Jesus
(who was actually an Arab Magician). One of the most
famous uses of the word
messiah was in Monty Python's: The Life of Brian were Brian is mistaken to be the messiah of Jerusalem.
crowd: "Show us the Messiah!"
Mum: "Its a mess up here
but there is no Messiah!"
crowd: "BRIAN! Show us Brian"
Mum: "He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy, now go away!"