[Chugalug] [OT] "What does the H stand for" WAS:Passwords
chad78 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 24 17:41:28 UTC 2013
Oh, and in case my unspoken thoughts weren't loud enough.... Because people
assume Christ is Jesus' last name, they also assume He must have a middle
name as well (because, obviously, everyone throughout history and around
the world has always named their kids the same way we do here and now).
Thus - the H..
*- Chad W. Smith*
On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 12:39 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not sure how serious you were being here - but the H. doesn't actually
> stand for anything.
> It stems from the misunderstanding that assumes "Christ" is Jesus' last
> name. It is not. They didn't have last names in that time and culture.
> Christ is actually a title - like King or Doctor or President or Sergeant.
> "Doctor" is not Dr. Huxtable's first name - it is Heathcliff. President
> is not Obama's first name. Etc.
> Christ means "Anointed one" and is the Greek equivalence of the Hebrew
> Jesus' name is just Jesus. (Technically, it's Yeshua - or Joshua - it
> means "YAHWEH [or Jehovah] is salvation".) The reason our version of His
> name is so far off is because it comes from a transliteration of a
> translation (A Hebrew name, spelled out in Greek, then tried to letter
> match into English by way of Latin, and English changed over the years. If
> you remember your Indiana Jones, there's no J in Latin. The J came from a
> fancy way of writing a capital I - I and Y sound very much alike....).
> Soooo... Yeshua because Jesus.
> That all said, I am pretty sure I've seen "Henry" used more often than
> anything when it the H. is spelled out.
> *- Chad W. Smith*
> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:57 AM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com>wrote:
> never knew what the H was for..
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Chugalug