...Greek terms mean that the original was possibly corrupted by being far removed from the source. That is the problem. Josephus only gives Jesus some brief mention as a wandering preacher. If he was so important at the, why did Josephus not give more information?
As for him being from a poor relative, some historians feel that John the Baptist was actually the high priest...
...that Jesus had a claim to the throne. So he was not too distant. In Judaism, the nation had two leaders, the King and the High Priest. There are to be two Messiahs, a King and a High Priest.
Two cousins, Jesus and John, would have fulfilled that. They would have been a threat to the Romans and their puppet...
...who was not Herod the Great. He was dead before Jesus was born. There is no record of all Jewish first born being killed other than the NT.
"Is there a chance we could put the issue of belief in the existence or nature of Christ in another thread?"
"It would be nice if there could be a thread useful to those of us who love Jesus more than life itself."
"There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear ..."
-- 1 John 4:18
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Magdlyn, I have I switched to Windows 10, it corrected some of my issues. It may also be Norton, do not try Norton...