Hebrew Gospel Pearls #13 – How Jewish scribes changed Hebrew Matthew to make it match the Greek

In Hebrew Gospel Pearls #13, Nehemia and Keith discuss how Jewish scribes changed Hebrew Matthew to make it match the Greek, the secret origin of the Hebrew word for praise, and why some Christians interpret the Beatitudes as a replacement for the Ten Commandments. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #74 – The Name of God in the Hebrew Gospel of Matthew

In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Name of God in the Hebrew Gospel of Matthew, Nehemia Gordon talks about how a Karaite Jew came to study the New Testament in Hebrew, what he discovered regarding God’s name in a Hebrew gospel preserved by Jewish rabbis, and how we know Matthew was originally written in Hebrew. Continue reading

Hebrew Gospel Pearls #12 – Matthew 4:23-25

In Hebrew Gospel Pearls #12 (Matthew 4:23-25), Nehemia and Keith discuss what Second Temple period tomb inscriptions can teach us about the name Yeshua, why Hebrew Matthew includes a Greek form of the name Peter, and what a medieval Hebrew medical manuscript can teach us about these issues. Continue reading

Hebrew Gospel Pearls PLUS #10 – Matthew 4:12-16

In Hebrew Gospel Pearls PLUS #10 Matthew 4:12-16, Nehemia and Keith reveal how the pope tried to change the Bible by tampering with an ancient Hebrew manuscript, how translators tried to change the map of Israel to fit their misinterpretations, and how Herod's forbidden marriage contributed to the Protestant Reformation 1,500 years after his death. Continue reading