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Weekly Aramaic words from the Peshitta Bible

Peshitta Bible
The term Peshitta means straight, simple, sincere and true, that is, the original. This name was given to this ancient and authoritative text is the standard version of the Bible for churches in the Syriac tradition, including the Maronite Church, the Chaldean Catholic Church, the Syriac Catholic Church


Meet Your Instructor

Andre Mourbarak

Andre Moubarak

Andre Moubarak is the owner and founder of Twins Tours & Travel Ltd. in Israel. Born into a Christian family along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem’s Christian Quarter, Andre is a licensed tour guide and an ordained minister, leading numerous groups through the Holy Land each year and teaching them about the Aramaic/Jewish roots of Jesus.

The first video of this course is free, you can buy this course to see all the videos.


First, most biblical scholars believe that the language Jesus and his disciples, as well as the Apostle Paul, spoke was an Old Galilean Aramaic or Jewish Palestinian Aramaic, which is a dialect of the Western Aramaic known as a Northern dialect. There are many modern Eastern Neo-Aramaic dialects, but no known Western dialect exists today. It is believed to be a dead language, although, in recent years, three villages in Syria, it was discovered, still speak a dialect known as the Ma’lula dialect, which is believed to be a descendent of the Western dialect and possibly closely related to the Old Galilean Jesus Aramaic.  


The Assyrian Church of the East, also known as the Nestorian Church, traditionally considers the Syriac version of the New Testament, the Peshitta, to be the original New Testament and the Aramaic to be its original language.



Introduction - Weekly Aramaic words of the Peshitta Bible


Weekly Aramaic Word - Or-Shlem


Weekly Aramaic Word - Raham


Weekly Aramaic Word - Har Megiddo


Weekly Aramaic Word - Abra Kadabra


Weekly Aramaic Word - Beth-Lehem


Weekly Aramaic Word - Yeshua Mshiho


Weekly Aramaic Word - Hakeleldema


Weekly Aramaic Word - Gabbatha


Weekly Aramaic Word - Golgotha
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