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Old 08-12-2012, 12:03 PM
Location: Somerset, Kentucky
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Jesus spoke Aramaic (sister dialect of Hebrew) His name was Yeshua. Aramaic can be found even in Genesis (Berisheth--Genesis 31:47). He was known as the king of the Yehudi (Jews). The name Apostle in Aramaic(Seliah) means to be sent.

The twleve Apostles and their name meanings.
Simon Peter--Aramaic--Simon (Shim'on)--means God has heard--Peter (Cephas/Kephas) means rock
Andrew--A GREEK name--means Adam, man, manly--He's Peter's brother
John--Aramaic/Hebrew--(Yochanan)--means God is gracious
James/Jacob--Aramaic--(Ya'aqov)--means to follow, heel
Thomas--Aramaic--(Tau'ma)--means twin
Matthew--Aramaic--(Mattityahu)--means gift of God
Simon the Cananaean--Aramaic--means the zealot or jealous one
Philip--A GREEK name--means lover/friend of horses
Bartholomew--Aramaic--means son of farmer/furrow/hill (He was also known as Nathanael)
Judas Iscariot--Aramaic--(Yehuda)--means praised one
James the younger--Aramaic--(Ya'aqov) means to follow, heel
Matthias(chosen after Judas)--Aramaic--(Matityahu)variant of Matthew--means gift of God
Thaddaeus--Aramaic--means heart--brother of James

If you're curious the name of Mark is Latin (Marcus) and means sea green or hammer---The name of Luke is Greek (Loukas) and means from Luciania (Italy)Timothy is a Greek name that means honouring God. Titus is Latin and means to honor or defender.
Yeshua Bless You
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:38 PM
Location: Alabama
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You left out The Apostle of the Gospel of Grace! The one most important to us Gentiles.
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