The J in Jesus

Jim West jwest at highland.net
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


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