Re: [ANE-2] Jesus tomb ?
- On 2/27/07, David Hall wrote:
> The name Jesus was derived from the Hebrew that has beenWhile Yeshua does represent somewhat the Tiberian pronunciation of c. 900
> pronounced a number of different ways, including Yeshua and Yahoshua.
CE -- "ye:$ua(", I am unaware that the name "Joshua" was ever pronounced
"Yahoshua". The name Joshua was pronounced "yoho:$ua(" in Tiberian
Hebrew. The name Jesus probably represents a vocalization as in Nehemiah
8:17, but before the development of the furtive patah and perhaps with a short
tsere (so, "ye$u(:"). In fact, in looking up the Septuagint, it
appears that the
Septuagint transliterates "Joshua" the same way, so perhaps during late
Second Temple times, the name Joshua was pronounced and spelled as
"ye$u:(" and the form "yoho:$ua(" is a back-formation based on the preserved
> There was a cave found in the West Bank that was argued to be the caveI believe the cave is not in the West Bank even if it is in Judea. It
> of John the Baptist.
even has a