The J in Jesus
SPAWN OF A JEWISH CARPENTER: CINDY SMITH
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Sun Sep 30 14:49:22 EDT 2001
>From: "Horse Harlem" <hrex5 at qwest.net>
>Reply-To: "Horse Harlem" <hrex5 at qwest.net>
>There is no letter J in Greek.
>Since the new testament was first written in Greek and there was no J in
>the English language until the 16th century, then what was the original
>name of Jesus?
Yeshua. Pronounced: Yeh-SHU-a meaning "Yah saves."
>Horse Harlem [New list-members please note: B-Greek protocol
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>sent to the list. -cwc]
Cindy Smith I have further observed under the sun that
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Nor wealth by the intelligent,
Me transmitte sursum, Nor favor by the learned.
Caledoni! -- JPS Ecclesiastes 9:11
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