Hand made blue on white tile with the name Yeshua.
The oldest form of the name Yeshua found in the land of Israel.
This is how the name "Jesus" would have been written in ancient Hebrew documents. The four letters or consonants from right to left are Yod, Shin, Vav, Ayin (Y, SH, OO, A).
The Hebrew name of Jesus - Yeshua - as it was written on an ossuary dating from the time of Jesus. It was found in a rock cut tomb in the vicinity of Jerusalem. The Hebrew and Aramaic name "Yeshua" was a very common name during the first century.
The meaning of the name Yeshua is "Yahweh is salvation", or "Yahweh saves", and is alluded to in Matthew 1:21 and Luke 2:21.
Yeshua therefore refers to the Savior and was one of the Christian ways of naming and identifying Jesus.