The proper name Jesus ( /ˈdʒiːzəs/) used in the English language originates from the Latin form of the Greek name Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous), a rendition of the Hebrew Yeshua (ישוע), also having the variants Joshua or Jeshua. In a religious context the name refers to Jesus, the central figure of Christianity.
Jesús is a popular personal name in the Hispanic Christian sphere of influence (where it is spelled with an accented 'u' Jesús and pronounced ). In Mexico, persons with that name are often called by the nickname Chuy or Chucho.
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—Bible: New Testament, Luke 23:40.
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