Son of man

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The phrase 'son of man' is a primarily Semitic idiom that originated in Ancient Mesopotamia, used to denote humanity or self. The phrase is also used in Judaism and Christianity. The word used in the Greek, translated as Son of man is ἀνθρώπου, Anthropos. As an idiom for the future human, it can be translated genderneutrally as offspring of Mankind, or Man's child.

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