(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : the Jewish religious teacher whose life, death, and resurrection as reported by the Evangelists are the basis of the Christian message of salvation.
When, in turn, the Bible was translated into Latin from the original Greek, the translators rendered the name as “Iesus.” Since Latin was the preferred language of the Catholic Church, the Latin version of “ Yeshua ” was the name for Christ throughout Europe.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Yahshua is a proposed transliteration of the original Hebrew name of Jesus of Nazareth (יהושע), considered by Christians and Messianic Jews to be the Messiah. The name means Yahweh (Yah) is salvation (Shua).
23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel , which being interpreted is, God with us. The gospel of Matthew was written by an author who believed that Jesus was the promised Messiah, “God with us”.
Jesus’ name in Hebrew was “ Yeshua ” which translates to English as Joshua .
Yahweh is the name of the God of the Bible. He is the God to whom Jesus prayed. Similarly, Jesus is an Anglicised version of a Greek version of the name Ιησούς, which, itself, in Hebrew is יהושע, commonly Joshua in English. So Jesus and Joshua are effectively the same name.
In Nehemiah 8:17 this name refers to Joshua son of Nun, the successor of Moses, as leader of the Israelites. Note that in earlier English (where adaptations of names of Biblical figures were generally based on the Latin Vulgate forms), Yeshua was generally transcribed identically to “Jesus” in English.
Mary is almost always decked out in blue , while Jesus typically wears red. Throughout history, blue has been considered a sacred and valuable hue.
God’s name in the Hebrew Bible is sometimes elohim , “God.” But in the vast majority of cases, God has another name: YHWH .
His original Hebrew name is Yeshua , which is short for yehōshu’a. Though his name may actually be Joshua, the name ” Jesus ” wasn’t born out of creativity but also translation . When Yeshua is translated into Greek, which the New Testament is derived from, it becomes Iēsous, which in English spelling is ” Jesus .”
Elohim , singular Eloah, (Hebrew: God), the God of Israel in the Old Testament. Thus, in Genesis the words, “In the beginning God ( Elohim ) created the heavens and the earth,” Elohim is monotheistic in connotation, though its grammatical structure seems polytheistic.
Tomorrow’s Gospel provides us with Matthew’s birth announcement that gives us a Christological statement that not only identifies Jesus, it actually defines the purpose of His existence. He will be GOD WITH US ! The Hebrew name “ Emmanuel ” literally means “ God is with us ”.
We worship Jesus because of his humanity. And we worship Jesus because of his humility. mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship .” Echoing the words of Paul, I urge you to give your all to Him who gave his all for you!
The meaning of the name ` Yahweh ‘ has been interpreted as “He Who Makes That Which Has Been Made” or “He Brings into Existence Whatever Exists”, though other interpretations have been offered by many scholars.