Jesus Name Meaning

  Jesus Name Meaning

Jesus' name meaning – Is there significance?

Jesus’ name holds special meaning to those who believe in Him.

As a man, Jesus was commonly referred to as Jesus from the town of Nazareth. The name Jesus is the Greek form of the Hebrew name, Yeshua, which in turn is a contraction of the name "Yehoshua," translated to mean "God (Jehovah) saves." The English equivalent is Joshua.

Jesus' name meaning
Christ is a title, which means the anointed one of God.

In Greek, Christos = Christ = the Anointed.

In Hebrew, Mashiah = Messiah = the Anointed.

Anointed can be translated to mean set apart by God for a sacred purpose. Hence, Jesus the Christ is equivalent to Jesus the Messiah. Together, the two terms, Jesus Christ, hence can be translated, "Set apart by God, as God, for the sacred purpose of saving man."

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