Church, God, Jesus in other languages

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  1. In Hebrew: "Knesiá" (cf "Knesset" - "Synagogue") Play
  2. Arabic: "Kanisa" (Ka-nees-a) Play
  3. Turkish: "Kilise" (Ki-lis-e) Play
  4. Greek: "Ekklisía" Play and Latin: "Ecclesia" Play
  5. French: "Église" (Eg-lees) Play, Spanish: Iglesia Play, Portuguese: Igreja Play, Welsh: Eglwys Play, and Scots Gaelic "Eaglais"
  6. Italian: "Chiesa" (Kee-yesa) Play
  7. Romania: "Biserică" Play from Greek and Latin "Basilica"-Regal, "Basileus"-King
    with variations in Lithuania and Latvia
  8. German: "Kirche" (Keer-kha) Play
    with variations in Finland, Estonia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Netherlands. In Scots English "Kirk".

    Click here for the early meaning of "Kir"-Lord from Greek "Kyrie" and "Kyrus"-Cyrus, Hebrew "Kuwr", Persian "Koresh", their words for "Sun" and "Furnace"

  9. Poland: "Kościół" Play and Czech: "Kostel" Play
  10. Albania: "Kishë" Play
  11. Hungary: "Templom" Play
  12. Russian (Eastern Slavic): "Tserkov" Play and Ukraine: "Tserkwey" Play from "Tsar"-Ruler
    with variations in Southern Slavic Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia & Western Slavic Slovakia.
  13. Chinese & Korean: "Jiàohuì" (Jyow-hway) Play
  14. Japanese: "Kyōkai" Play


  1. In Hebrew, the word for God ("Elohim"), the form of the word is plural, but the sense is masculine and singular (i.e. He created) Play
    The other word in Hebrew "Jehovah", first spoken to Moses 3,500 years ago in Exodus 6:3, his personal covenant-keeping name, as the unchanging eternal God, spoken in the third person. In modern Hebrew pronounced "Yehovah" Play.
  2. Arabic: "Allah", having a singular form, from "Elah". Play
  3. Finland: "Yumala" Play possibly related to "Yah" and "Ilma"-Air
  4. Hungary: "Isten" Play
  5. Chinese, Japanese and Korean: 神 These two characters are pronounced as "Shen" Play in Chinese, as "Kami" Play in Japanese in "Shinto" belief (a word related to Komodo, the Island of dragons), and as "Sin" Play in Korean. Sin was the Moon God in ancient Ur and Babylonia and similar to the Hebrew word for "Hate" "Separate" or "Sent Away" (click here to see these verses)
    plus "Teeth" click here for further thoughts
  6. Russian (Eastern Slavic): "Bog" Play and Ukraine: "Boh" Play perhaps from "Bhagavad"-God in Sanskrit
    with variations in Southern Slavic Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Western Slavic Slovakia, Czech, and Poland.
  7. Hindi: "Dev" Play and "Pita" - Father Play
    with variations in Lithuania and Latvia
  8. Latin: "Deus" Day or Heavenly Ruler Play and "Jove" and "Jupiter" His personal name (from the Greek).
  9. French: "Dieu" Play
  10. Greek: "Theos" The (Heavenly) Ruler(s) Play and "Zeu" and "Zeus" The top one's personal name. In Albania, just north of Greece, its pronunciation became "Zot" Play

  11. Romania: "Dumnezeu" Play
  12. Gothic: "Guþ" pronounced "Guth", a pagan idol to which the ancient "Goths" (a Latinized form of "Gutþiuda" Gut's people) sacrificed drink offerings (libations) of wine in the land of Germania. It became "God" or "Gott" in numerous Germanic languages: Danish, Dutch, English, Flemish, German, Norwegian and Swedish.
  13. Iran (Persians - Cyrus in Ezra 1): "Khuda" similar to "God", Play . According to the Jewish Rabbis, after the tribe of Ashkenaz (Noah's great-grandson through Gomer) invaded Babylon at the time of the Persians (later the Parthians) see Jeremiah 51:27, they then emigrated west into Germania.
  14. Kurds (Medes): "Xwedê" or "Xweda", similar to "Khuda", Play . The Kurds date their calendar, click here back to 612BC, the historically acknowledged date for the fall of Nineveh. According to their tradition, Cyaxeres the Mede united the many Median tribes into a single kingdom. In 614 BC, he captured Assur, and in 612, in an alliance with Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, their forces stormed Nineveh, putting an end to the Assyrian Empire.

    Many Kurds follow Zoroastrianism, a man who is said to have been born about that time. In many ways Zoroaster (Zarathustra in Persian) resembles the Hebrew prophet Daniel ("God is my judge"), The One who tries me.

    With respect to "Daniel"'s name as a prophetic word — Extolling the Great One who is my Judge, the One whose ongoing fire purifies tests and protects me (as Job said "until I come forth like gold").

Also as we see in the New Testament: "Abba" - Our Father (Cherished, a Term of Affection)


  1. In Hebrew: Yeshua Play
  2. In Arabic: Isa Play
  3. In Hindi: Yeeshu Play
  4. In Chinese, Japanese, Korean: Yesu Play
  5. In Russian: Iisus (Eesus) Play



  1. In Greek Christianós literally a follower of Christ, the "anointed" one
  2. In Latin Christian
  3. In French Chrétien
  4. In Italian and Spanish Cristiano
  5. In German der Christian or der Christ (pronounced Crist)
  6. In Russian Khristianin
  7. In Arabic Masihiun (Massee-heeun) from Messiah

  8. In Hebrew Notzrim from Nazarene
    See the Hebrew word for "Branch" "Neser (Nayts-ere)" in Isaiah 11:1, used as a word for Israel in Isa 60:21-22 in the leadup to Isa 61:1-3 the scriptures handed to Jesus in the Nazareth synagogue in Luke 4:16-30

  9. In Chinese Jidujiao (Jeedoo-jow) meaning the religion (jìao) of Christ (Jīdū)
  10. In Korean Gidoggyodo (Jeedog-gyodo) also Sinja - believer
  11. In Japanese Kirisutokyōto (Kiristo-kyoto) where kyoto is their word for a capital city
  12. In Hindi Eesaee from Isa (Jesus)


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