ישוע

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ישוע (transliteration needed)

  1. Joshua, a Biblical character and a male given name.
  2. Jesus, the Christian messiah.

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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.

Proper noun[edit]

יֵשׁוּעַ (yeshúam

  1. (archaic) Jeshua; a male given name.
  2. (modern Christian liturgical Hebrew) Jesus.

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