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raise from the dead

1. To resurrect or reanimate a deceased person or animal. A noun or pronoun is used between "raise" and "from." He uttered an ancient mystic spell meant to raise his son from the dead. The warlock raised all manner of creature from the dead and unleashed the unholy horde upon the world.
2. To return something to viability or give something the chance to succeed after having previously failed or been considered a failure. A noun or pronoun is used between "raise" and "from." The movie had been canceled by the studio, but a massive petition by fans seems to have raised it from the dead. The billionaire investor raised the old company from the dead with the aim of returning it to its former status of glory.
See also: dead, raise

raise someone from the dead

Fig. to bring a dead person back to life. (When used figuratively, usually refers to something very bad or offensive.) How great are your magic powers? Can you raise people from the dead? They say her singing could raise people from the dead.
See also: dead, raise
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The child and her grandfather, after waiting in vain to thank them or ask them whither they should go, passed through a dirty lane into a crowded street, and stood, amid its din and tumult, and in the pouring rain, as strange, bewildered, and confused, as if they had lived a thousand years before, and were raised from the dead and placed there by a miracle.
Lazarus was a guy Jesus raised from the dead. I'm sure no one was more surprised by that than Lazarus.
Since His name was changed from Yashua five hundred years after the death of the Apostles to Jesus as I have explained earlier, Every one of us who has been saved every manner of sickness, and all manner of disease, saved from demons, blindness, deformities, raised from the dead etc.
It is very sad when children die but we must remember it is not their end, they will be raised from the dead.
In the address the moderator spoke of Corinthians verse 22 when Jesus was raised from the dead. Those who were at union with Christ knew the power of eternal life by the grace of God.
However, seeing that a new 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie is in the works, there is a greater probability of Gamora being raised from the dead one way or the other.
It is known as the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christians as they believe that Jesus came back to life, or was raised from the dead, three days after he was crucified on Good Friday.
figure By Fr LAWRENCE NJOROGE Easter is the festival commemorating the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, believed by his followers to have been raised from the dead as the Christ or the Anointed One.
Six days before Passover Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. They gave a dinner for him there, and Martha served, while Lazarus was one of those reclining at table with him.
But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, he continues in verse 20, and adds two verses later, all will be made alive in Christ.
Her basic assumption is that we cannot talk about the nature and meaning of this extraordinary event unless we understand what the followers of Jesus meant when they declared him raised from the dead. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Jesus matures from a showy childhood -- midrashic stories of clay birds taking flight, and childhood bullies raised from the dead, are shared -- to become a responsible young adult soon bitten by the travel bug.
In the Bible, who was raised from the dead by Jesus?
Objections were raised concerning the full-frontal nudity of the young boy, whom Elisha has just raised from the dead, which dominates the centre of the composition.
As the sacred day when the Lord raised from the dead has arrived, let us take a look at various quotes, saying, prayers and wishes to be shared for the occasion.