2424. Iēsous
Lexical Summary
Iēsous: Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr
Original Word: Ἰησοῦς
Transliteration: Iēsous
Phonetic Spelling: (ee-ay-sooce')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr
Meaning: Jesus or Joshua -- the name of the Messiah, also three other Israelites
Strong's Concordance

Of Hebrew origin (Yhowshuwa'); Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites -- Jesus.

see HEBREW Yhowshuwa'

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2424: Ἰησοῦς

Ἰησοῦς, Ἰησοῦ, dative Ἰησοῦ, accusative Ἰησοῦν, vocative Ἰησοῦ (Winer's Grammar, § 10, 1), , Jesus (יְהושֻׁעַ 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.


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