Iésous: Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr.Original Word: Ἰησοῦς, οῦ, ὁPart of Speech:
Jesus; the Greek form of Joshua; Jesus, son of Eliezer; Jesus, surnamed Justus.
2424 Iēsoús – Jesus, the transliteration of the Hebrew term, 3091 /Lṓt ("Yehoshua"/Jehoshua, contracted to "Joshua") which means "Yahweh saves" (or "Yahweh is salvation").
"Jesus Christ" is properly "Jesus the Christ." "Jesus" (2424 /Iēsoús) is His human name, as the incarnate, eternal Son of God (Mt 1:21,25, see also Lk 1:31) – the Christ, the divine Messiah (the second Person of the holy Trinity).
[Christ (His title) means "the Anointed One" (the eternal pre-incarnate, Logos, Jn 1:1-18).]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Hebrew origin YehoshuaDefinition
Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr.NASB Translation
Jesus (904), Jesus' (7), Joshua (3).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2424: ἸησοῦςἸησοῦς
, dative Ἰησοῦ
, accusative Ἰησοῦν
, vocative Ἰησοῦ
's Grammar, § 10, 1), ὁ
and according to a later form, יֵשׁוּעַ
, Syriac 9wSy
, i. e. whose help is Jehovah; German Gotthilf; but later writings gave the name the force of יְשׁוּעָה, see Matthew 1:21, cf. Sir. 46:1 Ἰησοῦς ὅς ἐγένετο κατά τό ὄνομα αὐτοῦ μέγας ἐπί σωτηρία ἐκλεκτῶν αὐτοῦ, of Joshua, the successor of Moses; Philo, nom. mutat. § 21 Ἰησοῦς ἑρμηνεύεται σωτηρία κυρίου), a very common proper name among the Israelites; cf. Delitzsch, Der Jesusname, in the Zeitschr. f. d. luth. Theol. for 1876, p. 209f (or Talmudic Studies xv.). In the N. T.:
1. Joshua (fully Jehoshua), the famous captain of the Israelites, Moses' successor: Acts 7:45; Hebrews 4:8.
2. Jesus, son of Eliezer, one of Christ's ancestors: Luke 3:29 L T Tr WH.
3. Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of mankind: Matthew 1:21, 25; Luke 1:31; Luke 2:21, and very often; see κύριος and Χριστός.
4. Jesus Barabbas; see Βαραββᾶς.
5. Jesus, surnamed Justus, a Jewish Christian, an associate with Paul in preaching the gospel: Colossians 4:11.
Of Hebrew origin (Yhowshuwa'); Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites -- Jesus.
see HEBREW Yhowshuwa'