[b-greek] RE: Greek transliteration Iesous from Yehoshua/Joshua/Yeshua?

From: David C. Hindley (dhindley@compuserve.com)
Date: Mon May 07 2001 - 03:33:39 EDT

Michael Tolbert asked:

>>I do not mean to offend anyone but if I could get some scholarly
feedback I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks.<<

Adding to what J. Kilmon said, IHSOUS was also the way Joshua's name
was rendered in the LXX translation of the Jewish pentateuch into
Greek. In his day, then, Jesus' name was very likely the same as what
in English is translated "Joshua."


Dave Hindley
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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