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Definition of Messenger


  1. One who bears a message; the bearer of a verbal or written communication, notice, or invitation, from one person to another, or to a public body; specifically, an office servant who bears messages.
  2. One who, or that which, foreshows, or foretells.
  3. A hawser passed round the capstan, and having its two ends lashed together to form an endless rope or chain; -- formerly used for heaving in the cable.
  4. A person appointed to perform certain ministerial duties under bankrupt and insolvent laws, such as to take charge og the estate of the bankrupt or insolvent.

Messenger Quotations

People want to listen to a message, word from Jah. This could be passed through me or anybody. I am not a leader. Messenger. The words of the songs, not the person, is what attracts people.
Bob Marley

I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself.
Anita Hill

I enjoy being the messenger for God in terms of letting people know about HIV and AIDS.
Magic Johnson

I think of myself as a catalyst of action and a messenger of hope, turning people onto themselves and turning people onto their dreams.
Les Brown

In early Islam, it was an absolute tenet that the prophet was not to be worshipped. The prophet was a messenger. And one of the things that's happened in Islam is this cult of the prophet, which to my view is counter to the original tradition.
Salman Rushdie
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Messenger Translations

messenger in Danish is bud
messenger in Dutch is afgezant, bode, gezant
messenger in German is Bote
messenger in Italian is fattorino
messenger in Latin is nuntium-i, cursor, nuntius
messenger in Norwegian is budbringer
messenger in Portuguese is mensageiro
messenger in Spanish is andador, mensajero
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