Who's right - the Nazoreans or Christianity?

The Nazoreans vs the teachings of Paul/ Christianity

Topics of Comparison

                                                                        Nazoreans  Paul/ Christianity

Blood sacrifice                                                          No              Yes

God makes covenants with man                      No              Yes 

John's purpose introduce Jesus as Messiah No              Yes          

Jesus was/ is Messiah                                            No               Yes

Bible is the inspired Word of God                       No              Yes

Believes in the OT priesthood                              No              Yes

Jesus was born of a virgin                                    No               Yes

Jesus was God incarnate                                     No               Yes

Salvation = going to Heaven and not Hell      No               Yes

Salvation is by grace through faith                  No               Yes

Salvation = by sacrificial death of Jesus         No               Yes

Everyone goes to heaven or hell for eternity No               Yes

Doctrines based on the revelations of Paul   No               Yes

The Prophets foretold the future                        No               Yes

Literal personal Devil - Satan                              No               Yes

Existence of spirit-demons                                  No               Yes

Casting out of demons                                         No               Yes

Gift of Healing                                                          No               Yes

Gift of Miracles                                                        No                Yes

Gift of Tongues                                                       No                Yes

Gift of Interpretation of Tongues                     No                Yes

Gift of Prophecy                                                     No                Yes

Prophecy is telling the future                            No                 Yes

Sacrificed animals in ancient times              No                 Yes

Efficacy of the scapegoat                                 No                 Yes

Original Sin                                                              No                 Yes

Circumcision as per Abraham                        No                 Yes

Deacons, pastors, bishops, presbyters, etc No                 Yes

Jesus is Lord and Savior                                     No                 Yes

God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit                  No                 Yes

Holy Spirit is Positive                                            No                 Yes

Abraham is father of the faith                         No                 Yes

Divine Sacraments                                              No                 Yes

Jesus will return                                                    No                 Yes

Jesus is Christ  or Messiah                                No                  Yes

Being in the spirit                                                 No                  Yes

Doctrine of Messiah                                            No                  Yes

Rituals are a positive activity                          No                  Yes

The Lord’s Supper                                                No                  Yes

Lord & King both Jesus and God                    No                  Yes

Tithing for salaries and bldg projects          No                  Yes

Okay to eat meat sacrificed to idols            No                  Yes

Believes it is okay to eat meat                        No                  Yes

Christian slaves should work extra hard    No                  Yes

Christians can own slaves                              No                  Yes

Slavery is permitted                                          No                  Yes

Men and women have equal standing      No                  Yes

Women created for men and not vice versa No            Yes

Women not permitted to speak in meetings No             Yes

Women submit to husbands as to Christ   No                  Yes

Women wear head covering as a sign       No                  Yes

Prophets job was to establish the Way       Yes                 No

Mission to render aid to those in need        Yes                 No

Salvation is aid given to those in need        Yes                 No

Savior = God and those who render aid      Yes                 No

Does not believe in slavery for any reason   Yes               No

No religion, race, gender, or sect is superior Yes               No

Mankind is ancient (millions of years)            Yes                No

Believes strong drinks avoided at all times  Yes                No

Politics and war should be avoided                Yes                No

ARAMAIC GLOSSARY of Nazorean-Aramaic Terms

Abba - Intimate Father

Abun - Our Father
Adam Kasia, Adakias - An archetypal portrayal

of the perfect man
Alaha - A word meaning God
Alahia - A word meaning Gods
Alma - Age or eternity
Almayya - Worlds, usually outer worlds of darkness
Ama - People or nation
Amanil -Immanuel, Aumen-el

Amar - to say

Amrakhmane - the Merciful
Amarit - Mother Earth
Amin - Faithful One.A title for God
Amta - Maiden
Amun'il - Faithful One
Anana - Cloud, spouse
Andashta - Meditation

Andreus - Andrew
Anhura - Light. Lunar light
Aniuta - Answer, response
Anpia - Face, early dawn

Ara - the Earth

Asartha - Pentecost
Asia - He healed, healer
Asian - Healers
Asmata - Glittering shining star light

Avnaya - Children

Ba - (Ab). The Great Father - Abba
Baba - Gate, portal, sect
Baita - The House (this world)

Bar - Son of…

Barabbas - Son of the Father

Barnabas - Son of encouragement or Son of Prophecy

Barnasha - Son of Man; a man; a human being

Barsabbas - Son of the Sabbath

Bartholomew - Son of Ptolomey or Son of the Ploughman
Baruka - Blesser
Basqarta - Knowledge, acquaintance
Bataya - Householder, married house-dweller

Benai Reges - Sons of anger

Benaya - stones

Bethany - House of Dates

Beth-Lekhem - Bethlehem

Bethsaida - House of Fishermen

Bethzatha - Pool of the Miracle
Bhir, Bhira - Elect, chosen
Birqa - Flash of Lightning
Bit Ginzia - Library
Bit Mqadsia - Jewish Temple
Bit Nitupta - House of Pre-existence
Bnia-Amin - Temple Order on Mt Karmel

Boanerges - Sons of Thunder
Braka - Benediction
Bria - Natural condition, health
Bura - Uncultivated land or person
Bustambaya - Farmer, head gardener
Butha - Petition, prayer, a section in the Book of Devotions
Buzrana - Semen, seed

Cephas - Stone

Da - Dirka - "the way" or "law". Dharma
Dakata - Purity

Dakeyn b’lebhun - Pure in their heart
Dakia - Pure, clean

DanyIyl - Daniel
Daraga - Portal
Diqata - Visions, appearances, dreams
Dirga - Steps, degrees
Dirga d-Nazirutha - 32°'s Degrees of Nazirutha
Dirka - Way, road, path
Dirka dHiya - Road of Life
Disa - Rapture, door, entrance
Diwan - Scroll
Dmu, Dmut - Double, counterpart, twin, likeness, archetype
Dmut Hiya - Heavenly Mother, counterpart of Life
Dna, Dania - Prostrate, submission, worship
Drabsha - A banner, standard. Also a ray of light
Drasha - Teaching, doctrine, chant
Dukhrana - Mention, remembrance by mentioning
Dukia - Ritual cleanliness, purity
Dumaya - Angel of Death

EliYa - Elijah

Eliyshaba - Elizabeth

EramiYa - Jeremiah

EshaYa - Isaiah
Eesho, Eshu, Oshu, Osu - Yeshu (Jesus)

Eshu Natsraya - Jesus the Nasorean
Eh - ("This Letter is so sacred that it is not

much employed. It represents the Eye of God.")
Ephphatha - Be opened

Frash - A stream or river of life, possibly Siah river

on Carmel

Ga - (I) : Gauriil Ishliha - "Gabriel the Messenger."

(II):Gimra anat Gmira - "Perfection you are Perfect."

Gabbatha - Stone pavement

Gabaya - The Chosen

Galila - Galilee
Galyuta - Revelation, clarity, revealed and hidden things
Gauaya - Inner, esoteric
Gdada - White cloth to insulate contamin-

ation or protect from contamination

Gehenna - Garbage dump
Gelyana - Revelation

Gibia - Chosen people
Ginat 'dania - Garden of Eden
Ginaya - Gardener, vegetable dealer
Ginia - Edible root
Ginta - Garden
Ginza Rba - - the great treasure, the main

sacred scroll of the Nazura consisting of a

left and right side, one for the living and one

for the deceased
Ginzi - A scripture

Golgotha - place of the skull
Gumarta - Consecrated host, wafer
Gupna - Vine

Ha - (I): Hiia rbia. "The Great Life" (II): Hibil Ziwa
Habhab - Watermelon
Habib - Beloved
Habra - Friend
Habshaba, Habsaba - First Day of the Week
Hakima - Wise
Halalta - purification, rinsing, washing
Hallali - A ritually and racially pure Mandaean
Hamira - Yeast, leavened bread

Hannakah - Dedication
Hawa - Eve
Hayasa - Compassionate

Haymanutha - Faith
Hayya Rba - Great Life and the Wondrous Living Ones
Hayya, Hiya, Hiia - Life and the Living Ones
Hazaya - Seer, onlooker

Herudes - Herod
Hibil - Hibil-Ziwa the Primal man and consort -

of Zahriel. (Yeshua the Nazorean)
Hikla - Temple, palace
Hilma - Dreams
Hilqa - Fate, karma
Hiwia - Serpent
Hizwa - Apparition, vision

Hosanna - Praise
Hshukha - Darkness
Htam - To seal, bind, close
Hudayya - Jews
Hukumta - Wisdom, cleverness

Ingirtha - Letter, a message in portable form

Iskhaq - Isaac

IysraIyl - Israel

Ka - (I) Klila - "The Myrtle Wreath". (II) Kushta - "Truth,

right-dealing, righteous"
Kana - A recepticle, congregation, The Assembly
Karimia, Karmla, Karimla - Mt Carmel

Kaspa - the Money

Kathaba - Scripture; book
Kawila - Ark

Kenushathhun - Synagogues/ Assemblies

Kenutha - Righteousness

Khanana - Mercy

Khaye - Life
Kiana - Essence, nature
Kibnata - Robes, cloth
Kidin - Yoked
Kimsa - A term denoting the Pleromah (fulness)

Kina - Storeroom, container, reservoir
Kinsha - Assembly, congregation
Kinta - Community, constitution, gathering place

Khalpai - Alphaeus, Alpheus
Klula - Veil, fulness, perfection

Korban - A gift to God

Kowbain - Debt
Kukba - Star
Kushtana - Sincere, having integrity. honest

La - (I) Lishan - "the tongue which praises."
Lahma (Lakhma) - Bread

Lalaitha - Lilith
Laqab - Worldly "legal" name. (See Malwasha)

Lebbaeus - Heart
Liba - Heart, mind, thought, center
Liliuk - Elijah; Interpreter of Dreams

Lulita (Simat Hiya) - wife of Liliuk (Elijah)

Luqa - Luke

Ma - Mana Rba Kabira. - "The Great First Mind

or Soul"
Madna - Rising sign, ascendant

Magdala-Nunnaya - Fish Tower

Magushe - The Magi
Mahiana - Life giving savior

Makiyke - the Humble
Malala - Word, speech. Logos
Malia - Abundance, fullness
Malka, malaka - King, angel, spirit of Power

Malpana - Teacher

Malphanatha - Doctrine; Wisdom message
Malwasha - The religious name of the Zodiac.

"Real" Spiritual name
Mama - Mother. Mommy
Mamia - Word, sermon
Mamitran - Awakener, arouser

Mammon - Greed
Mana - Mind, spirit, vessel, entity
Manda - Knowledge. a cult-hut
Mandai, Mandaya - The worship of Manda d

Hiia , the Great Life
Mandaic - The Nazorean Aramaic language
Manharana, manhirana - Illuminator, enlightener
Mapiqta - Departure, death

Mar - Lord

Maran - Our Lord

Marana tha - Our Lord, Come or Our Lord has come
Marba - Womb
Margna - The Ritual Staff, made of olive-wood. or Willow
Mariam - Mary
Markabta - Ship, chariot, heavenly orbs

Marqus - Mark

Martha - Lady
Masbana - Baptizer
Masbuta - Baptism
Masihta - Measured, annointing
Maskna, Mashkna - House of Worship = Manda,

Masqana - Means of ascent
Maswetta - A Mystical triple Immersion
Matrana - Awakener

Mattai - Matthew
Matu - Mercy

Maya - Waters
Mayaya - Fulfiller, fulness
Mayirana - Awakener
Mazruta - Semen, seed, sowing

Melikta - to measure or form

Memra - the Word
Mia-Hayya - Water of Life
Mika - Soft, mild, meek

Miltha - Word
Mimra - Speech, saying, talk, discourse
Mimra dbaira - An iluminating word
Miryai - Mary of Magdalene
Miskina - Poor
Misra - A furrow to shut out pollution
Mitia - Parable

Mitsriyn - Egypt
Miwia - Wholesome fruits
Mrum - Heaven, sky
Msadrana - Organizer, reformer, setter in order
Msauzbana - Savior, deliverer
Mshunia Kustha - Paradise
Mura - Authority

Murah - Myrrh
Murqa - Purging, cleansing

Na - Nhura - "Light"

Nabi - Prophet

Nabiye dagale - False prophets

Nagara - the Carpenter/ Craftsman
Nahra, Nuhra - Breath, breathing
Naqia - Clean
Nasra - Holy Books

Natsraya - Nazoreans
Nazam - Disciplined, orderly
Naziruta, Nazirutha - Esoteric knowledge, gnosis
Nazuraya - Nazoreans, skilled in secret knowledge
Nbiha - Prophet
Nhashta - Whispered or secret prayer
Nhimta - Resurrection, revival, restoration
Nhura, Nahira, nahur (Noohra) - Light. Opposite

of Ziwa. Equivalent to the Taoist "Yin". Soft lunar light
Nishimta - Higher soul

Nuhra - Light

Nuhreh d’alma - Light of the World

Nukh - Noah

`,O - Ain - "the Eye or Fountain" or wellspring.
O (A) - the Highest of all - Perfection, Light and Life,

the beginning and end of all things
Odana - Eden
Olana - Tree
Oma, 'ma - Mother
Omanuta - Calling, craft, stewardship
Omd - Baptism in dead water
Oria - The awakened ones. Buddhas
Oruta, 'ruta - Enlightenment, illumination,

wakefulness (See naziruta)
Osu, Oshu, 'su - Yeshua (Jesus)
Otit - Destined, foreordained
Oura - Glory, light, splendor (sun)
Outra - Aeon, heavenly spirits

Pa - Pira anat Haiy - "You are the tree of Life"
Paulis - Deceiver, Paul
Panja - The five (days) before the New Year
Pardasa - Paradise
Pardisa - Pleasure gardens
Paruqa - Deliverer

Pascha - Passover

Pheletha - Parable

Philipus - Philip

Phrishe - Pharisees
Pirsha - Daybreak

Piyyutim - hymns
Plugia - Discord, separation, quarrel
Prishuta - Discernment
Ptahil - Fourth Life and creator of the physical world
Purqana - Deliverance, redemption

Qa - Qala anat qadmaiia d' Hiia -. "Thou art

the first cry of Life"
Qabalta - Acceptance (Kabbalah, Qabbalah)
Qabin - Marriage contract
Qadmonia - Primeaval, ancient, first
Qala - Noise; Voice
Qashish - Elder, revered,old, ancient
Qashta - Rainbow
Qayamta - Dedicatory prayer (61 times for crown).

Resurrection, restoration
Qinta - Female singer slaves. Second wife of

John the Baptist

Qleyupha - Cleophas, Cleopa, or Clopas
Qurbana - Gift, sacrifice, offering

Ra - Rabai

Rabi - Teacher; Rabbi, Professor

Rabboni - My teacher
Rahma - Love, friend, mercy
Rahmia - Devotions Celebrated three times

(or seven) every day
Rahmuta - Compassion

Raka (Raca) - Empty one

RakhIyl - Rachel
Rasta - The ritual dress, always white. Made of

natural material. Embroidered with silver and

gold thread at death
Ratna - Modern Mandaean colloquial dialect
Razia, raz - Mystery, secret
Rbuta - Pride, arrogance
Rhum - Rome
Riasia - Chief men
Riha - Scent, perfume, incense
Rimza - Secret token or sign
Riqan - Void, empty, naked, bare
Rish - Head, first
Rishaya - Person in authority
Ruha - The middle "soul" in humans. More

emotional than the higher Nishimta soul,

and less selfish than the lower Nephesh 

soul. This is the Ruach of the Qabbalah

and the Ba of the Egyptians

Rukha d’Qudsha - The Spirit of Holiness
Ruta - Illumination
Ruyana - Meditation, consideration, pondering

Sa - A roll or scroll for bread used in ritual

meals for the dead
S'a - S'auta abar qadmaiia. "Thou art the

First Voice (sound)"
Sa - Simat Hiia - "the mother of all life"
Sadra - Sacred Shirt
Sangara - Backbiter, accuser
Sauma - Fast
Sauma d-sidqa - Fast (vow) of Silence
Sayama - Ascetic, abstainer

Sebar - to reason

Serta - stroke or dash in Aramaic
Shahr - Keep vigil
Shalmana - Peaceful, righteous, honest

Shalum - Salome
Shamish - Sun
Shania - Remote, transcendent, wonderful, strange
Shapta - Saturday
Sharaita - Opening, consecration
Sharuya - Releaser, redeemer
Shganda - Acolyte, servant (lit. "messenger")
Shikinta, S'kinta - Dwelling place, monastery,

cult center. Residence. (Shekinah)

Shim - Shem

Shimeun - Simon/ Simeon
Shiryata - Deconsecration prayer

Shith - Seth
Shlaha - Emissary of light
Shlama - Peace; Peace be with you

Shlikha/ Shlikhe (plural) - Messenger; Emmisary

Shmaya - Heavens; skies
Shuba - Seven (planets)
Shubaya - Week
Sidqa - Silence
Sihma - Shining

Simat Hiya - Treasury of Life
Simta - Treasure
Sin - Moon
Sindirka - Palm tree, dates
Sipra - Book, codex

Sirata - the Song
Skulta - Inadvertant mistake
Sulita - Atone, purify

T'a - (I) Tab - "Good" (pronounced Tau) (II) "It is

a bird representing the soul leaving the body

to return"
Ta - Toba - "repentance"
Tab, Tub - Wholesome, good

Tabitha - Gazelle
Tabta - Healthy food

Taybutha - grace; favor

Talitha koum - Little girl… arise

Tamusata - Submersion

Tena - Repeat

Teoma - Twin (Tomas)

Thaddeus - Breast

Thubu - Repent
Tibil - A name for the world
Tubanya - Blessed Ones, saints
Tupsa - Type, archetype, symbol, prototype
Tura - Mountain

Urishlim - Jerusalem

'Uthra - A good Spirit. Archangel. Bodhisattva/Buddha

Wa - "Weyli!" (Wailh). "Woe to him who listens

not to the language of light!"

Ya - (I) Yowmono - "the day" (II) Yamin - "the right"

- the right is symbolic of Light
Yadita - Knowledge
Yahra - Month
Yalufa - A Disciple. A literate person

Yaqub - Jacob
Yardana, Jordon - Any stream or river of life
Yardna - Running water, river, a pool of flowing water
Yarqana, Yurqa - Produce
Yawar - Solar Divinity (3rd Envoy)

Yehuda - Judah

Yehuwah - Yahweh

Yerikhu - Jericho
Yohanna - John

Yud - smallest Aramaic letter

Yukhan - Joann

Yukhanan Mamdana - John the Baptizer

Yum, Yuma - Day
Yuma dSauma - Fast day

Yurdnan Nahra - The Jordan River

Yuseph - Joseph

Yusi - Jose/ Yose

Za - Ziwa. " Radiance, splendid and active Light"

Zabday - Zebedee
Zadiq - Just, righteous, sacred, holy

Zaduqaye - Sadducees
Zahir - Shining
Zahriel - Wife of Hibul Ziwa (Miryai)

Zakarya - Zechariah
Zakia, Zakaya - Innocent, pure
Zanga - Bell
Zangaya - Bell Ringer
Zarvan - Personified Time, a name of God

from Zaruthustrianism
Zatan - Satan
Zawa - Spouse
Zawihta - Radiance
Zhap - A name given to the hill of Carmel
Zhara - Brilliance, glory, splendor (= Jewish Zohar)
Zhir, Zhira - Illuminated
Zhirayta - Rubrics (name insertions in liturgy)
Zibna - Time
Zidqa - Ritual meals for the deceased
Zidqa brikha - A ritual meal for the dead
Zihvat Aina - Quivering wellspring
Zimya - Curbed, restrained
Ziqpa - Rising of stars
Zira - Seed, semen, offspring
Ziwa - A form of male light. Radiant like the sun.

Opposite of Noohra. Equivalent to the Taoist "Yang"

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