Guest / Limited Access /

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.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Read These NextSee Our Latest
RecommendedKay Warren: Stop Sending Cheery Christmas Cards
Kay Warren: Stop Sending Cheery Christmas Cards
When you don't mention our son's tragic death, it only hurts more.
TrendingPope Francis Learns What Rick Warren, Russell Moore, N. T. Wright Think about Marriage
Pope Francis Learns What Rick Warren, Russell Moore, N. T. Wright Think about Marriage
(UPDATED) Warren turns Vatican conference into 'revivalist meeting,' while Moore explains why marriage crosses theological boundaries.
Editor's PickSt. Nick, Patron of Pawn Shops
St. Nick, Patron of Pawn Shops
The little-known history of Christianity’s icon of generosity.
Comments
Christianity Today
How to Out-Jesus Rick Warren
hide thisAccess The Archives

In the Archives

January 2009

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.