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Rick Warren prayed in Jesus' name in four languages in his invocation for the Obama Inauguration. Here's a handy cheat sheet if you want to outdo him while saying grace tonight:

Arabic, Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrgyz: EE-sa

Aramaic: EEE-sho

Bengali, Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Swahili: ye-su

Burmese: ye-SHOO

English: GEE-zes

German: YAY-sus

Hebrew: YESH-yoo-ah

Mandarin: yay-soo

Russian, Greek: ee-SOOS

Spanish, Quechua: he-SOOS

Welsh: ye-SEE

Yoruba, Zulu: GEE-soo

With thanks to Wycliffe Bible Translators and The Jesus Film Project.

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