James: Hebrew or Aramaic?

Sergio Saavedra sesamox at hotmail.com
Mon Dec 23 06:23:46 EST 2002

The Watchtower literature endorses the hypothesis that in the first
century, Jews spoke Hebrew instead of Aramaic.
Recently, the ossuary belonging to Jesus's brother, James, has come out to
light. It's been stated in the media that there is an Aramaic inscription
on it. Is it true? If so, how does it affect the hypothesis of Hebrew
speaking Jews?

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