Issa

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ISSA

("Jesus," in Arabic.) The name is derived from the Greek Iesous, which in turn is derived from the Aramaic Yeshua, which is a form of the Hebrew Yehoshua. (The name Jesus is an anglicized version of the Latin Iesus, which in turn derived from the Greek.) Muslims believe that Jesus was a prophet, and that his teachings were genuine revelations from God, but not that he was divine.

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