The J in Jesus

Jim West jwest at
Sun Sep 30 13:44:48 EDT 2001

At 12:10 PM 9/30/01 -0400, you wrote:
>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?

Jesus' name is Yeshua.
and by *original name* i presume you mean the name his mom called him when
he was in the yard playing and was supposed to come in to dinner.



Jim West, ThD

Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, 
Roane State Community College

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