ישוע

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יֵשׁוּע (Yēšūʿm

  1. A male given name, Yeshu or Jeshu, equivalent to Biblical Hebrew יֵשׁוּעַ(Yēšúa), Hebrew יֵשׁוּ(Yēšū), Koine Greek Ἰησοῦς (Iēsoûs), Latin Iēsūs, or English Joshua or Jesus
  2. (biblical) Joshua, a Biblical character
  3. (Christianity) Jesus, a Biblical character

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Etymology[edit]

From Biblical Hebrew יְהוֹשֻׁעַ(yĕhōšúaʿ, Joshua) via syncope. Compare Aramaic ישוע(yešūʿ), Classical Syriac ܝܫܘܥ(yešūʿ), and Arabic يَسُوع(yasūʿ).

Proper noun[edit]

יֵשׁוּעַ (Yēšúam

  1. A male given name, Yeshua or Jeshua, from Biblical Hebrew, variant of יְהוֹשֻׁעַ(Yĕhōšúaʿ) or יֵשׁוּ(Yēšū), equivalent to Koine Greek Ἰησοῦς (Iēsoûs), Latin Iēsūs, or English Joshua or Jesus
  2. (biblical) Yeshua or Jeshua as the name of multiple Biblical characters, sometimes anglicized in translation as Joshua or Jesus
  3. (Christianity, modern Christian liturgical Hebrew) Yeshua or Jeshua as the name for Jesus Christ, used by some Christians who believe this was the original form of Jesus' name

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  • Ancient Greek: Ἰησοῦς (Iēsoûs)