Targum Neofiti - Trinity in Old Testament

I heard Mark Driscoll answer this question about the trinity in the Old Testament and had this very interesting answer about Targum Neofiti. I checked some other places and found some confirmation on what he said. Here's the short video segment of this very interesting assertion:

I found this on a Jews for Jesus site:
The Pre-existing Word

John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.2 He was in the beginning with God.3 All things came into being by Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.
John 1:14 And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
The ancient Jewish Aramaic translation of Genesis 1:1, as found in "Targum Neofiti," which dates before Yeshua was born reads as follows,

"In the beginning, with wisdom (hebrew Khokhmah), the Son and Memra of the LORD, created and perfected the heavens and the earth."

Memra - Aramaic for Word
Devar - Hebrew for Word
Logos - Greek for Word
The Word is a Biblical Jewish concept, not a Greek philosophical concept.

In the Targum translation, the ancient Rabbis undoubtedly describe the Mashiach. They describe the Mashiach as being co-existent with G-d, i.e. he is G-d Himself. Further, they use some important titles to describe the Mashiach. These are (1) Wisdom, (2) Son of G-d, and (3) Word or Memra of G-d.


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