The J in Jesus
jkilmon at historian.net
Sun Sep 30 22:03:12 EDT 2001
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From: SPAWN OF A JEWISH CARPENTER: CINDY SMITH <cms at dragon.com>
To: Biblical Greek <b-greek at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Cc: <cms at dragon.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2001 1:49 PM
Subject: [b-greek] Re: The J in Jesus
> >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."
I believe the correct roots are "Who help is YHWH." The name
that reflects what you are translating would be "YESHA (save)-YAHU"
in other words, Isaiah.
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