Re: ane What is the lexically proven Aramaic word for Peter

Date: Thu Mar 23 2000 - 20:35:59 EST

In a message dated 3/23/2000 1:54:00 PM Central Daylight Time, writes:
> Peter had the name "petros" before joining Christ, Mt 4:18, therefore
>it is
>NOT just another translation of Cephas. If it were then surely in Jn 1:42
>would be written "you shall be called petros which by interpretation is
John 1:42 in the Aramaic of the Peshitta lacks any qualification "which is by
The Peshitta simply renders it, " will be called Kepa."

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