What is Jesus’ real name?

Has Jesus’ real name become Lost in translation?! What is Jesus’ real name? Jesus, pronounced as ‘Geezus’ in the English language, originates from the Latin form of the Greek name Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous). The Greek Ἰησοῦς is a rendition of the Hebrew name “Yeshua” (ישוע), which also has variants of Joshua or Jeshua. By the time the New Testament was written, the Septuagint (the original Greek biblical translation (LXX) had already transliterated the Hebrew ישוע (Yeshua`) into Koine Greek (also called Biblical Greek) with the result being Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous). Hebrew and Aramaic…

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Pope Francis says the Lord’s Prayer has been mistranslated

Lords Prayer

Has the Lord’s Prayer been mistranslated all of these years? The leader of the largest and most recognized Church, Pope Francis, seems to think so. Pope Francis in December of 2017 pointed out that The Lord’s Prayer was mistranslated from Vulgate Latin, which was translated from Koine Greek (Biblical Greek), and calls for a new translation. The Pope Makes News Headlines: Pope Francis suggests rewording the Lord’s Prayer. The problem? ‘Lead us not into temptation’ – LA Times Lost in Translation? Pope Ponders an Update to Lord’s Prayer – NY…

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The Lord’s Prayer: A Re-translation and Interpretation

The Lord’s Prayer A Re-translation and Interpretation by Njord Kane © 2017 by Njord Kane. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any written, electronic, recording, or photocopying form without written permission of the author, Njord Kane, or the publisher, Spangenhelm Publishing. You must not circulate this book in any format. Web version at readicon.com authorized by author. Published on: December 1, 2017 by Spangenhelm Publishing Interior Design and Cover by: Njord Kane ISBN-13: 978-1-943066278 ISBN-10: 1943066272   Table of Contents Preface  CH 1 –…

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The Class Structure of Ancient Maya Society

Ancient Maya society was no different than any other society around the World during this time period. Their society was broken into a class structure, which followed how other civilizations were. You had the ruling class, the nobility (“almehenob”), the priesthood (“ahkinob”) and often scribes would be at this level as well, the common folk (“ah chembal uinieol”), and of course, the slaves (“pencatob”). The most powerful of the ruling elite was known as the “halach uinic” or “true man,” which makes a fifth class in some cases. The halach…

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