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Where did the name Jesus came from was it translated from his real name to english jesus or is it a name someone decided to use for our Lord.

-- Anonymous, July 13, 2001


The name "Jesus" is the Greek/english rendering of the Hebrew name "Joshua" or "Jeshua". The new Testament was render primarily in Greek. Joshua or Jesus was a very common name among Hebrew. For example and ironically, Barabbas' name is also Jesus.


Pastor Paris

-- Anonymous, July 13, 2001

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