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why do we call Him Jesus

  1. profile image62
    exorterposted 6 years ago

    He was born with the name of Iesousw, which is pronounced ee-ay-sooce ) so why did they translate the name to Jesus

    1. Kimberly Bunch profile image60
      Kimberly Bunchposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Good question! I'm sure someone will have the answer to that question and I will be just as interested to hear what is said about it.


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      paarsurreyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hi friends

      His name was Issa son of Maryam as per Quran in Arabic which is a sister of Aramaic and Hebrew language which Jesus, Mary and the disciples spoke.

      The original Word of Revelation from the Creator-God Allah YHWH on Jesus has been lost ; what the Christians have in the form of gospels is only a diluted account of the Jesus'life and the Mary's life. The Christians believe out of only blind faith that it is ispired to the unbelieving scribes; only to add some credulity to it; which it in fact fails to add, miserably.

      I love Jesus and Mary as mentioned in Quran.


      I am an Ahmadi peaceful Muslim

    3. Beelzedad profile image61
      Beelzedadposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Both Jesus and Christ mean "Messiah" from old Greek and Latin, respectively. smile

  2. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    Rumplestiltskin, that was his name, I just remembered it!

    You guys are hilarious! lol

  3. cally2 profile image59
    cally2posted 6 years ago

    I thought his name was Yoshua ben Josef. And Jesus is the Latin form of Yoshua.
    Bloody Romans, what have they ever done for us?

  4. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    'Cause "Jesus Christ" has such a good ring to it...makes for a perect response to hitting your thumb with a hammer lol

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image61
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      ..you're bad...smile

      1. timorous profile image91
        timorousposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        You're right SOH...I'm usually more co-ordinated than that. smile

  5. SunSeven profile image64
    SunSevenposted 6 years ago

    Coleslaw is a funny name too. smile

  6. akirchner profile image94
    akirchnerposted 6 years ago

    I always wonder why people insert his middle initial though when ticked off - how do they know his middle initial is H? ....as in Jesus H. Christ!  and what does the H stand for? (sorry in advance for my lack of proper religious decorum)