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Old 12-19-2019, 08:36 PM
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If you want to be technical, His Aramaic name (Hebrew was pretty much out of day-to-day use) was יֵשׁוּעַ (“Yeshua”). יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (“Jehosu‘a”, traditionally Englished as “Joshua”) was archaic.

And pretty much everybody spoke Greek then, thanks to Alexander the Great.
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