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The Hebrew Yeshua vs. the Greek Jesus: Which is Correct?

Growing up as an Evangelical Christian, I heard that Jesus freed us from the bondage of the Law of Moses. Now we have liberty in Christ to do all things because all things are lawful though they are not all beneficial – such was the mantra. I have come to realize that the Torah that YHWH shared from his heart ... Read More »

El Lenguaje de Jesus: Hebreo o Arameo?

¿Cuál fue el lenguaje en que Jesús se comunicó, enseñó e interactuó con el pueblo de Israel? Algunos dicen que fue en griego porque este es el lenguaje del Nuevo Testamento. Otros dicen que fue arameo, tomado del pueblo de Israel durante el año setenta de la cautividad en Babilonia, porque se supone que el hebreo era una lengua muerta ... Read More »

The Language of Jesus: Hebrew or Aramaic? (Video)

As a Bible student, you have probably noticed that in some translations in Acts Paul is said to have spoken Hebrew while speaking to the crowd in the Temple and later Jesus is recorded as speaking Hebrew to Paul. However, in other translations the word Aramaic appears. Which version is correct, why the discrepancies and most importantly, which language did ... Read More »

Discovering the Language of Jesus Lecture

Knowing what language Jesus spoke, helps us better understand the words, phrases and teachings that were used in the New Testament.  This lecture is taught by author Douglas Hamp at the campus of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, CA Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:29 — 52.6MB) | Embed Read More »

Eloi, Eloi Lama Sabachthani

From Discovering the Language of Jesus: Hebrew or Aramaic? Click here to listen: Discovering the Language of Jesus Douglas Hamp or El Lenguaje de Jesus Mark 15:34 records some of the last words of Jesus as he was on the cross.  They have been used to support the claim that Jesus spoke Aramaic and not Hebrew.  “And at the ninth hour Jesus cried ... Read More »


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