ישו

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Hebrew[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

יֵשׁוּ (yeshúm

  1. Jesus (Jesus of Nazareth).

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used of Jesus the Nazarene in polemical contexts in the Talmud and medieval rabbinical literature, in distinction from ישוע used of other Joshuas.[1]
  • In modern Hebrew, this is the standard secular spelling for Jesus of Nazareth, but not for other Joshuas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert E. Van Voorst, Jesus outside the New Testament, 2000, ISBN 9780802843685, page 124.
  2. ^ Ben Yehuda Hebrew Dictionary, 1989, ISBN 9780671688622, page 514. Bantam-Megiddo Hebrew Dictionary, 2009, page 177. Reuben Alcalay, 1963, The Complete Hebrew Dictionary, Masada Publishing Co., Ramat Gan, page 1995.

Yiddish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew ישו.

Proper noun[edit]

ישו (yishu, yeyshu)

  1. Jesus (Jesus of Nazareth)

Synonyms[edit]