From a literary and historical perspective, did Jesus speak Greek?

From a literary and historical perspective, did Jesus speak Greek?

By: Charlie Lincoln

From a literary and historical perspective, did Jesus speak Greek?

Pontius Pilate talks about meaning of what “Christ” / “messiah” meant with each other.

Matthew 27:22:

“What then should I do with Jesus who is called Christ?” Pilate asked. They all answered, “Crucify Him!”

Matthew 27:17:

So when the crowd had assembled, Pilate asked them, “Which one do you want me to release to you: Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?”

Also, they point out in The Bible that Jesus spoke a different language on the cross during his crucifixion — different from what he was normally speaking — specifically, he said in Aramaic: אלהי אלהי למא שבקתני

Transliterated into English — Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani (Greek: Ἠλί, Ἠλί, λιμὰ σαβαχθανί).

In other words, this implies he was speaking a different language throughout The Bible — Greek.

This was part of an email that I recently sent to a friend.

© Charles Edward Andrew Lincoln IV

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