The name Y’shua is short for Y’hoshua and means (Yahweh) is Salvation.
The giving of names in Israel is a prophetic act.
His name Y’shua therefore carries great prophetic insight regarding the office and identity of Mashiyach.
We avoid the Greek anglicized version due to its association with the name of a Greek deity.
It is written in Exodus 23:13 “Make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of your mouth” which prohibits the use of alternate names and titles that replace the Name of YHWH and His Mashiyach Y’shua; both are absolute.
Hebrew Mashiyach (maw-shee’-akh)(Aramaic Meshikha) means “Anointed One“.
This is a Torah specific term that can only be correctly understood in the context of the Tanakh, i.e. the Torah, the Prophets and the Writings.
YHWH directs His servants to perform “h mishchah” (the anointing) with oil, indicating those whom YHWH sanctifies and puts His Ruach haKodesh within.
from the AENT.
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