[b-greek] Re: Why does IAKWBOS --> James?

From: Polycarp66@aol.com
Date: Tue Feb 12 2002 - 09:41:49 EST

In a message dated 2/12/2002 9:15:57 AM Eastern Standard Time,
ewestwig@palisade.com writes:

>When I see the English versions of Greek names in the New Testament, most of
>them seem reasonable to me: MARIA --> Mary, IAKWB --> Jacob, IWSHF -->
>Joseph, PETROS --> PETER. But, IAKBOS --> James, seems a little strange to
>me. Does anyone have a reasonable explanation for this association?

There was a thread dealing with this fairly recently. This would be a good
opportunity to try Jonathan's new search engine.



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