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What was the REAL Name of Jesus?

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What was the actual name of Jesus? Many people know that Jesus's actual Aramaic name was something like: Yeshua. But that is only partially correct. The answer is a little bit more complicated because the final syllable in the original name is a sound that doesn't appear in the English language.

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00:00 Intro: Jesus' Greek name
1:17 The two Joshuas
3:08 Ad break
4:22 The Ayin
5:37 The Sneaky "A"
7:24 The Greek Transliteration of Yeshu'
9:00 The Journey from Iesous to Jesus
10:00 Yeshu or Yeshu(a)?


Bibliography:
Richard Steiner, "A-coloring Consonants and Furtive Patah in Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic According to the Tiberian Masorah.

Roey Gafter, "Pharyngeal Beauty and Depharyngealized Geek: Performing Ethnicity on Israeli Reality TV," in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race, 2016.

Daniel Lefkowitz, Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel.

Eran Shuali, "Yesu or Yesua'? A Sketch of hte History of Jesus' Names in Hebrew from Antiquity to the Present,"

Matthew Mitchell, "Matthew 26:73 and the Case of the Disappearing Galilean Accent," JBL 139, no. 1 (2020): 107-124

Jonathan Watt, "Of Gutturals and Galileans: The Two Slurs of Matthew 26:73," Diglossia.


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