Jehovah our Salvation

Matthew 1:21—“And she will bear a son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for it is He who will save His people from their sins.”

Note 1 on Jesus: “Jesus is the Greek equivalent of the Hebrew name Joshua (Num. 13:16), which means Jehovah the Savior, or the salvation of Jehovah. Hence, Jesus is not only a man but Jehovah, and not only Jehovah but Jehovah becoming our salvation. Thus, He is our Savior. He is also our Joshua, the One who brings us into rest (Heb. 4:8; Matt. 11:28-29), which is Himself as the good land to us.”

 

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