Origin of the name IESOUS.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name IESOUS.
Greek form of Hebrew Yeshua
(q.v.), meaning "Jehovah (is) salvation"; "Jehovah Saviour,"
or "whose salvation is Jehovah."
"... the name Iesous is
that by which the Saviour is known in the Gospels and Acts of the
Apostles, to the almost exclusion of every other...
"The name Iesous occurs nearly seven hundred
times in the works of the four Evangelists, as the proper designation of
the Saviour of men. In the Epistles, on the other hand, it occurs
less than seventy times, although the mention of the Saviour is frequent
enough by other names." (The Visitor; or, Monthly Instructor,