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Jesus Christ is Greek, not a Jew


If the Aramaic name Yeshua, the alleged origin of Greek name Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous), which is the origin of English name Jesus, is directly transliterated to English as Joshua, it would logically follow that Jesus Christ, who is being believed by Christians as Christ as well as God, is deemed Greek, not a Jew.

Greek Jesus

Greek Jesus

It is because the name Jesus, in effect, has no Aramaic/Hebrew origin but only the Greek origin Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous).

Assuming a mistake may be invoked to justify the error of the alleged translation/transliteration from Aramaic language or Hebrew to Greek, said justification would be more admissible to prove that the error was intentionally committed, if you consider the following circumstantial facts, as follows:

1) The new testament where the name Jesus appears was originally written in Greeks rather than in Aramaic or Hebrew. Of course, Greek writers were more interested to reflect their own christ or god in the new testament, if given the opportunity. (more…)

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