Yeshua ha-Mashiach

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“Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the command to restore and build Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince, shall be seven weeks and sixty -two weeks; the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublesome times…” Daniel 9:25.

Messiah, mashiach, Strong’s # 4899: Anointed one, messiah from the verb mashach “To anoint”, ‘To apply the holy anointing oil to an individual.” In Leviticus 4:3, 16 mashiach describes the high priest and anointed kings, such as Saul ( 2Sam. 1:14) and David (2Sam.19:21; Ps.18:50). In the Psalms and in Daniel, mashiach is particularly used for David’s anointed heir, the king of Israel and ruler of all nations (Ps. 2:2; 28:8; Dan. 9:25,26).

Jesus’ earliest followers called Him Jesus the Messiah or in Hebrew, Yeshua ha-Mashiach,  “Messiah” or “Anointed One” is Christos in Greek and is the origin of the English form “Christ.” Whenever the Lord is called “Jesus Christ,” He is being called “Jesus the Messiah.”

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Chris
    Jul 12, 2013 @ 00:05:59

    Jesus is my Mashiach and my Christos.

    Another informative post, Manny.

    Waiting for the 70th week with you…


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