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
Bengali, Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Swahili: ye-su
Russian, Greek: ee-SOOS
Spanish, Quechua: he-SOOS
Yoruba, Zulu: GEE-soo1
Already a CT subscriber? Log in for full digital access.
Subscribe to Christianity Today and get access to this article plus 60+ years of archives.
- Home delivery of CT magazine
- Complete access to articles on ChristianityToday.com
- Over 120 years of magazine archives plus full access to all of CT’s online archives
- Learn more