Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites

Greek: Ἰησοῦς, iēsous (G2424)

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Here is Jesus in the Bible. What does the source Greek word Ἰησοῦς mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G2424

Greek Base Word: Ἰησοῦς

Usage: Jesus

Literally: Jehovah is salvation

Definition: Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.

Detailed definition:

  1. Joshua was the famous captain of the Israelites, Moses' successor.
  2. Jesus, son of Eliezer, one of the ancestors of Christ.
  3. Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of mankind, God incarnate.
  4. Jesus Barabbas was the captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ.
  5. Jesus, surnamed Justus, a Jewish Christian, an associate with Paul in the preaching of the gospel.

Derived terms: Of Hebrew origin (H3091).

See also:

  1. H3091


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: i.eˈsus
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: i.e̞ˈsus
  3. Transliteration: iēsous
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ee-ay-SOOS
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ee-ay-SOOS

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