were used by Aramaic
speakers of the ancient Near East.
Yeshua יֵשׁוּעַ m Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Aramaic
Contracted form of Yehoshu'a
) used in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Hebrew Bible. The form was also used in Aramaic, and was most likely the name represented by Greek Iesous
) in the New Testament. This means it was probably the real name of Jesus.