... His Aramaic Name?
Jesus, His apostles, His family, his compatriots, all were Jews and spoke Hebrew (in Jerusalem, temple and synagogue) and as colloquial language in the area of Galilee Aramaic, so to speak the younger sister of the biblical Hebrew.
The Bible still contains some Aramaic statements of Jesus (Mark 5:41; 15:34) as well as the typical Aramaic name of endearment "Abba", "Papa", with which He addressed his beloved heavenly Father YHWH.
So what was "Jesus'" Aramaic name?
In a roundabout way we come to the goal here. Because the problem is,
- that in the Greek Scriptures (New Testament) the Aramaic name of the Christ is not written and
- that in the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) the name of the Messiah was not yet known.
Hmm. Now what?
There is a bridging ...