Brother AACOOLDRE : Paul of Tarsus name meant Tiny or Flatter???

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    Paul of Tarsus: scholars may be wrong to say it was chosen from its Latin source

    By James David Audlin

    Reviewed by Andre Austin

    Mr. Audlin dismiss Paul being named after the Latin Paul meaning short/tiny. Some say it was called Tiny because he was from the tribe of Benjamin that was the smallest tribe. Others like Joe Atwill say it’s a joke about Paul being castrated.

    Audlin thinks the original script came from Aramic of Pauli-meaning Deceiver or Flatter. Audlin may have a point. When I read the letter of Jude, which is an innuendo attack upon Paul it states:

    “They boast about themselves and flatter others for their own advantage” Jude 16

    Paul may have directly or indirectly responded to this by admitting that he boast a little but he doesn’t allow people to take advantage of him (see 2 Cor 11:16-21)

    Please read Audlin’s entire article at

    https://www.academia.edu/28854013/P...ng_to_Say_it_was_Chosen_from_its_Latin_Source

    Paul of Tarsus's Real Name: Scholars may be Wrong to Say it was Chosen from its Latin Source

    Scholars ususally say the early Christian leader chose a Latin name, Paul, to supersede his Jewish name, Saul, around when he bgan to evangelize in the gentile community. A look at the language of his Edomite Parthian family suggests a very different
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