[b-greek] Re: The J in Jesus

Date: Sun Sep 30 2001 - 14:49:22 EDT

>From: "Horse Harlem" <hrex5@qwest.net>
>Reply-To: "Horse Harlem" <hrex5@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."

>Horse Harlem [New list-members please note: B-Greek protocol
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Cindy Smith I have further observed under the sun that
cms@dragon.com The race is not won by the swift,
cms@5sc.net Nor the battle by the valiant;
cms@romancatholic.org Nor is bread won by the wise,
                        Nor wealth by the intelligent,
Me transmitte sursum, Nor favor by the learned.
        Caledoni! -- JPS Ecclesiastes 9:11

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