How was the name of Jesus Christ originally pronounced?

The name of Jehovah God appears abbreviated to various biblical names. For example, in the name of Jesus Christ

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The divine name Jehovah is abbreviated in the name of Jesus

What was the name of Jesus Christ at the time the Bible was written? What is the name of Jesus Christ in Hebrew, the language of the Bible?

In the first century, at the time when Jesus lived on earth, Jesus Christ was not addressed by the name Jesus or Jesus Christ, as is customary in Germany. When Jesus was born ^ his parents (Mary and Joseph) did not call him Jesus or Jesus Christ ^. But in the language of the Bible, possibly called Jeschua or Yehoshua in the Hebrew language (the Bible was originally written mainly in Hebrew and Greek, small parts also in Aramaic). Yeshua in the abbreviated form or in the unabridged form Yehoshua. According to what the angel Gabriel told Mary (The Bible, Luke 1:31). The name Yeshua has a meaning. Which can be translated into German. The meaning of Yeshua or Yehoshua (Hebrew) is translated into German "Jehovah is salvation". Jehovah is the name of Almighty God ^ who appears more than 7000 times in God's Word, the Bible. "Je" or "Jeho" is the shortened form for the name of God Jehovah and "shua" stands for "is salvation". Jesus, or in the Hebrew language Yehoshua (Yeshua), was not the only name that contained the name of God Jehovah in an abbreviated version.

God's name in other biblical names: John, Joshua

For example, the name of the apostle John in the Hebrew language contains the abbreviated form of the name of God Jehovah. Johannes is the Latin German equivalent of Jehohanan in the Hebrew language. In the abbreviated (contracted) form "Jóchanán". Translated into German, this name means "Jehovah has shown favor", "Jehovah has been gracious (kind)".

Another faithful servant of Almighty God Jehovah was (in German) Joshua. The original name of Joshua, however, was Hoshea. Hoschea has the meaning of "salvation" in German. However, Moses ^ added a syllable which, in an abbreviated form, represents the name of God Jehovah. From then on, Moses called Hoshea Yehoshua or Joshua, which, like Jesus Christ, means "Jehovah is salvation". The new name suited the role Joshua was allowed to take on as one of Jehovah's servants. When Joshua (in the language of the Bible, Hebrew: Yehoshua or Joschua) led the Israelites to the promised land after the death of Moses. To the land that was later named Israel.

The national pronunciation makes sense: both with Jesus and with Jehovah

There are other names in the Bible that contain the name of God Jehovah in an abbreviated form. The most important name is certainly the name of Christ. In the Hebrew language, Yeshua (abbreviated version) or Yehoshua. In Germany, however, the name of Christ (Christ means anointed) is usually pronounced Jesus. And it seems to make sense to pronounce a name as it is commonly pronounced in a given language. So that others understand who you are talking about. Incidentally, this also applies to the name of God Jehovah. Because even with the name of God ^ nobody knows 100 percent exactly how it was originally pronounced in Hebrew. However, Jehovah has been by far the most widely used and common form of pronouncing the name of God in Germany for centuries.

Christ is not a surname of Jesus. Meaning of the word Christ

At the time Jesus was on earth, Jesus was not called Jesus Christ. Christ comes from the Greek word Christós. Christós or, as usual in Germany, Christ corresponds to the Hebrew word Maschiach (Messiah). However, if you translate these words into German, you would not say Christ. Which is a derivative of the Greek word Christós. But anointed one. Anointed is the German translation, meaning, of the word Christ, Greek Christos or Hebrew Maschiach.

When did Jesus become the Christ?

In biblical times it was customary to put someone into office or service through an anointing. Before the time of Jesus, the term anointed was used to refer to others such as Moses, Aaron, and David. However, Jesus was appointed or anointed by Jehovah God. Jesus was to occupy a royal position in the Kingdom of God ^. The earthly ministry of the Messiah (Anointed One) was reported in advance in many prophecies. Jesus fulfilled all of these prophecies (see, for example, Acts 3:18). And was anointed with holy spirit by Jehovah God ^ at his baptism. So that the apostle Simon Peter could rightly say about Jesus: "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God" (Matthew 16:16). As an Anointed One by Almighty God Jehovah ^ Jesus will also fulfill all of the future prophecies about him in the Bible. Which ultimately leads to wonderful blessings for those who come to know and love him and his father Jehovah (John 17: 3 "This means eternal life ..."). For example, the resurrection from the dead, ^ which Jesus Christ spoke of according to John 5: 25-30.

Short info: Jesus Christ was pronounced in the language of the Bible, in biblical Hebrew, possibly Yehoshua (or Jeschua for short), which translated in German means "Jehovah is salvation"