ישוע

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Aramaic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ישוע (transliteration needed)

  1. Joshua, a Biblical character and a male given name.
  2. Jesus, in the Christian Bible, He is the Jewish Messiah the Savior of Israel and all nations from the slavery of lethal sins.

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In sense 1, from יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (y'hoshúa, Joshua) via syncope. In sense 2, from sense 1 via a belief that this was the original form of Jesus' name; see the article on “Yeshua (name)” in Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Proper noun[edit]

יֵשׁוּעַ (yeshúam

  1. (archaic) Jeshua; a male given name.
    • Ezra 3:9 (with translation from the King James Version of the Bible):[1]
      וַיַּעֲמֹד יֵשׁוּעַ בָּנָיו וְאֶחָיו קַדְמִיאֵל וּבָנָיו בְּנֵֽי־יְהוּדָה כְּאֶחָד לְנַצֵּחַ עַל־עֹשֵׂה הַמְּלָאכָה בְּבֵית הָאֱלֹהִים בְּנֵי חֵֽנָדָד בְּנֵיהֶם וַאֲחֵיהֶם הַלְוִיִּֽם׃
      wayya`amód yeshúa` banáw w'eḥáw qadmi'él uvanáw b'néi-y'hudá k'eḥád l'naTZTZéiaḥ `al-`ośé hamm'lakha b'vét ha'elohím b'néi ḥénadar b'neihém wa'aḥeihém halwiyyím: (This is using a new pronunciation of Hebrew developed by some scholars though the letters and knowledge came from Jews, they decided to randomly make the 'vav' the Hebrew, Persian and Urdu letter into a 'waw' the Arabic letter.)
      Then stood Jeshua with his sons and his brethren, Kadmiel and his sons, the sons of Judah, together, to set forward the workmen in the house of God: the sons of Henadad, with their sons and their brethren the Levites.
  2. (modern Christian liturgical Hebrew) Jesus (a Christian religious figure).

Related terms[edit]