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Yeshua

Yeshua was a common alternative form of the name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ in books of the Hebrew Bible and among Jews of the Second Temple period. The name corresponds to the Greek spelling Iesous, from which, through the Latin Iesus, comes the English spelling Jesus; the Hebrew spelling Yeshua appears in some books of the Hebrew Bible. Once for Joshua the son of Nun, 28 times for Joshua the High Priest and other priests called Jeshua – although these same priests are given the spelling Joshua in 11 further instances in the books of Haggai and Zechariah, it differs from the usual Hebrew Bible spelling of Joshua, found 218 times in the Hebrew Bible, in the absence of the consonant he ה and placement of the semivowel vav ו after, not before, the consonant shin ש. It differs from the Hebrew spelling Yeshu, found in Ben Yehuda's dictionary and used in most secular contexts in Modern Hebrew to refer to Jesus of Nazareth, although the Hebrew spelling Yeshua is used in translations of the New Testament into Hebrew and used by Hebrew-speaking Christians in Israel.

The name Yeshua is used in Israelite Hebrew historical texts to refer to other Joshuas recorded in Greek texts such as Jesus ben Ananias and Jesus ben Sira. In English, the name Yeshua is extensively used by followers of Messianic Judaism, whereas East Syriac Christian denominations use the name Isho in order to preserve the Aramaic name of Jesus; the 2004 film The Passion of the Christ, made in Aramaic, used Yeshua as the name of Jesus and is the most well known western Christian work to have done so. Yeshua in Hebrew is a verbal derivative from "to rescue", "to deliver". Among the Jews of the Second Temple Period, the Biblical Aramaic/Hebrew name יֵשׁוּעַ Yeshua‘ was common: the Hebrew Bible mentions several individuals with this name – while using their full name Joshua; this name is a feature of biblical books written in the post-Exilic period and was found in the Dead Sea Scrolls, though Haggai and Zechariah prefer the spelling Joshua. Strong's Concordance connects the name יֵשׁוּעַ Yeshua`, in the English form Jeshua, with the verb "to deliver".

It is translated as "He saves," to conform with Matthew 1:21: "She will bear a Son. The name יֵשׁוּעַ "Yeshua" is a late form of the Biblical Hebrew name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ Yehoshua, spelled with a waw in the second syllable; the Late Biblical Hebrew spellings for earlier names contracted the theophoric element Yeho- to Yo-. Thus יהוחנן Yehochanan contracted to יוחנן Yochanan; the name ישוע occurs in the Hebrew of the Old Testament at verses Ezra 2:2, 2:6, 2:36, 2:40, 3:2, 3:8, 3:9, 3:10, 3:18, 4:3, 8:33. In Nehemiah 8:17 this name refers to Joshua son of Nun, the successor of Moses, as leader of the Israelites. Note that in earlier English, Yeshua was transcribed identically to "Jesus" in English; the name Yehoshua has the form of a compound of "Yeho-" and "shua": Yeho- יְהוֹ is another form of יָהו Yahu, a theophoric element standing for the name of God יהוה, שׁוּעַ shua‘ is a noun meaning "a cry for help", "a saving cry", to say, a shout given when in need of rescue. Another explanation for the name Yehoshua is that it comes from the root ישע yod-shin-‘ayin, meaning "to deliver, save, or rescue".

According to the Book of Numbers verse 13:16, the name of Joshua, the son of Nun was Hoshea` הוֹשֵעַ, the name "Yehoshua`" יְהוֹשֻׁעַ is spelled the same but with a yod added at the beginning. "Hoshea`" comes from the root ישע, "yasha", yod-shin-`ayin, not from the word שוע Shúaʻ In the 1st century, Philo of Alexandria, in a Greek exposition, offered this understanding of Moses’s reason for the name change of the biblical hero Jehoshua/Joshua son of Nun from Hoshea to Yehoshua in commemoration of his salvation: "And Ιησους refers to salvation of the Lord". The Septuagint renders Ben Sira as saying: "Ιησους the son of Naue who according to his name became great unto salvation/deliverance of his chosen ones". However, Ben Sira wrote in Hebrew in the 2nd century BC, the only extant Hebrew manuscript for this passage has "in his days", not "according to his name", thus does not comment on the name Yehoshua as connoting יְּשׁוּעָה "deliverance": "Yehoshua Ben Nun, formed to be in his days a great deliverer for his chosen ones".

The name Yeshua is a shortened version of the name Yehoshua or Joshua and is the literal Hebrew word for Salvation. Tal Ilan's lexicon of Second Temple period names on inscriptions in Palestine includes for "Joshua" 85 examples of Hebrew Yeshua, 15 of Yehoshua, 48 examples of Iesous in Greek inscriptions," w

Aston baronets

There have been two baronetcies created for persons with the surname Aston, both in the Baronetage of England. Both creations are extinct; the Aston Baronetcy, of Tixall in the County of Stafford, was created in the Baronetage of England on 22 May 1611 for Walter Aston of Tixall Hall. He was created Lord Aston of Forfar in 1627 with which the baronetcy merged until its extinction in 1751; the Aston Baronetcy, of Aston in the County of Chester, was created in the Baronetage of England on 25 July 1628 for Thomas Aston, Member of Parliament for Cheshire. His great-grandson, the fourth Baronet sat for Liverpool and St Albans in the British House of Commons, he was succeeded by a son of the younger son of the second Baronet. The latter represented Nottingham in the Parliament. After the death of his son, the sixth Baronet, the baronetcy became extinct in 1815, their seat was Aston Hall, Aston-by-Sutton, demolished in 1938. See Lord Aston of Forfar Sir Thomas Aston, 1st Baronet Sir Willoughby Aston, 2nd Baronet Sir Thomas Aston, 3rd Baronet Sir Thomas Aston, 4th Baronet Sir Willoughby Aston, 5th Baronet Sir Willoughby Aston, 6th Baronet

Collectible Spoons

Collectible Spoons is a greatest hits collection by the Canadian new wave band Spoons. It includes material from their first four albums on Ready Records, but ignores the last two albums, Bridges Over Borders and Vertigo Tango on Anthem Records; this CD is now out-of-print. "Trade Winds" - 2:15 "Nova Heart" - 4:24 "Arias & Symphonies" - 4:47 "Smiling in Winter" - 3:48 "Romantic Traffic" - 3:33 "Tell No Lies" - 2:54 "Talk Back" - 4:36 "Old Emotions" - 3:41 "The Rhythm" - 4:06 "Red Light" - 4:39 "Conventional Beliefs" - 3:52 "One in Ten Words" - 4:09 "Blow Away" - 5:57 "Nova Heart" - 6:41 The photo on the front of the album is taken in the CN Tower's Space Deck. Gordon Deppe - vocals, guitar Sandy Horne - vocals, bass Rob Preuss - keyboards Derrick Ross - drums

Delaware State Park

This is about the Ohio State park. For state parks in Delaware, see List of Delaware state parks. Delaware State Park is a 2,016-acre Ohio state park in Ohio in the United States; the park and county are named for the Delaware Indians, a Native American tribe that lived along the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland and New Jersey. The Delawares were forced west by colonial settlers and were forced further west by settlers of the Northwest Territory from which Ohio was established in 1803. Delaware State Park is on U. S. Route 23 near the city of Delaware, Ohio, it is open for year-round recreation including camping, boating, hunting and picnicking. The Delawares were organized bands of Native American peoples with shared cultural and linguistic characteristics. Delaware State Park is named for them, it is just one of many places in the United States bearing the name "Delaware". They lived in what is now New Jersey and along the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, the northern shore of Delaware, in the northeastern corner of Maryland, the panhandle of Connecticut and the lower Hudson Valley and New York Harbor in New York, at the time of the arrival of the Europeans in the 16th and 17th centuries.

The Treaty of Easton, signed between the Delawares and the English in 1766, removed them westward, out of present-day New York and New Jersey and into Western Pennsylvania and Ohio and beyond. The Delawares continually were crowded out by European settlers and pressed to move in several stages over a period of 176 years, with the main body arriving in the northeast region of Oklahoma in the 1860s. Along the way many smaller groups were told to stay where they were, but not in Ohio. Today, the Delawares are spread from New Jersey to Wisconsin to southwest Oklahoma; the Delaware did not leave Ohio without a fight. They joined a confederation of tribes led by Chief Pontiac and participated in what became known as Pontiac's Rebellion, they joined Blue Jacket's confederation in the Northwest Indian War. Anglo-American settlers moved into the area of Delaware State Park in the early 19th century. A wagon trail near what is now U. S. Route 23 brought settlers to the area. A tavern was constructed along the trail in 1810 on a small hill, now part of the park.

A palisade was built around the tavern in anticipation of the War of 1812. The tavern and palisade came to be known as Fort Morrow; the fort was never attacked but it did provide a sense of security for the settlers of the area. Today, the fort is an archaeological site; the other site is the Ufferman Site, inhabited during the Late Woodland period of North American prehistory. Delaware State Park was established in 1952 following the completion of Delaware Lake by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1951; the lake was built as part of the Flood Control Act of 1938. The dam on the Olentangy River is part of the Corps' Huntingdon district and helps control flooding along the Olentangy and Ohio Rivers, it was built between 1947 and 1951 at a cost of $4,307,000. Delaware State Park is surrounded by farm land. Before the land was cleared for farming it was an old-growth forest of maple; the old forest was cut long ago, but a thriving second growth forest can be found in and around Delaware State Park.

The woods provide habitat for white-tailed deer, fox squirrels and pheasants. Delaware State Park is open for year-round recreation. Boats with unlimited horsepower are permitted on Delaware Lake, open to fishing and swimming in the designated swimming area. There is a marina that sells fuel as well as boating supplies; the lake is home to a variety of game fish including largemouth and smallmouth bass and muskellunge. Waterfowl hunting is permitted along the lake. Numerous duck blinds are awarded through a lottery system. Hunting for other game animals is permitted on the wildlife area. There are many picnic areas on the shore of the lake with tables available on a first come, first served basis

Balsam Gap

Balsam Gap is a mountain pass between the Plott Balsam Range to the northwest and the Great Balsam Mountains to the southeast on the county line dividing Haywood and Jackson counties in the U. S. state of North Carolina. The gap allows both the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway and the former Murphy Branch of the Southern Railway, now owned by Blue Ridge Southern Railroad, to cross between the two counties running east–west; the Blue Ridge Parkway runs through the gap in a north–south direction crossing both the expressway and railway branch. The gap is named for the Great Balsam Mountains; the small, unincorporated communities of Balsam in Jackson County and Saunook in Haywood County are located close by

1st Division (Japan)

The 1st Division is one of nine active divisions of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. The division is subordinated to the Eastern Army and is headquartered at Camp Nerima in Nerima, Tokyo, its responsibility is the defense of Tokyo and the Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama and Yamanashi prefectures. The division was raised on 18 January 1962 but dates back to the 1st District Corps of the National Police Reserve formed in 1950 and reformed in 1962 as an Infantry Division. 1st Division, at Camp Nerima in Nerima 1st Division Headquarters, at Camp Nerima 1st Tank Battalion, at Camp Komakado in Gotemba, with one squadron of Type 74 and one squadron of Type 10 tanks 1st Infantry Regiment note 1, at Camp Nerima 32nd Infantry Regiment, at Camp Ōmiya in Saitama 34th Infantry Regiment, at Camp Itazuma in Gotemba 1st Artillery Battalion, at Camp Kita Fuji in Oshino, with four batteries of FH-70 155mm towed howitzers 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion, at Camp Komakado, with Type 81 and Type 93 Surface-to-air missile systems 1st Engineer Battalion, at Camp Nerima 1st Signal Battalion, at Camp Nerima 1st Reconnaissance Company, at Camp Nerima, with Type 87 armored reconnaissance vehicles 1st Aviation Squadron, at Tachikawa Airfield, flying UH-1J and OH-6D helicopters 1st NBC Weapon Defense Company, at Camp Nerima 1st Logistic Support Regiment, at Camp Nerima 1st Maintenance Battalion 2nd Maintenance Battalion Supply Unit Medical Unit Transport Unit 1st Band, at Camp Nerimanote 1: Infantry Regiments have only battalion strength.

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