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  • The name Nazareth, the town where Mary lived, comes from the Hebrew word netzer meaning “branch” or “shoot.”

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • The spelling of the name of the town Nazareth from the Hebrew netzer has now been confirmed by a broken marble inscription found at Caesarea in1962.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • Some would connect the passage with the netzer (flower) of Is., xi, 1; others with the netzure

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Reply you guys totally missed the most hilarious thing of this the guy with the host is günter netzer, german soccer star of the late 60s to early 70s and after they’ve seen all those creeps prance around the place he just says “I’m basically for more color in the stadiums because it’s a service for our audience!”

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Scariest thing I’ve seen, maybe all year.

  • The best explanation of the origin of this name appears to be that which traces it to the word netzer in Isa 11: 1 -- the small twig, sprout, or sucker, which the prophet there says, shall come forth from the stem (or rather,

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible


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