Living inside Hellenistic world caused Jesus & 12 Apostles fluent in Greek

When Jesus Christ was born, Betlehem had been a part of the Hellenistic world for 3 centuries. Greek was international language, allowing conversation among different nations in the Hellenistic world , comparable to English in our contemporary global world. Hellenistic world covered South Europe, North Africa, Minor Asia, West Asia, and Western South Asia. If you wonder why Jesus and the 12 apostles spoke in Greek and conveyed God's word in, among other, Greek, Here is the answer: Jesus Christ and the 12 apostles were born, grown up, and educated within Hellenistic environment, not only within Hebraic and Aramaic environment.
When Jesus Christ was born, Betlehem had been a part of the Hellenistic world for 3 centuries. Greek was international language, allowing conversation among different nations in the Hellenistic world , comparable to English in our contemporary global world. Hellenistic world covered South Europe, North Africa, Minor Asia, West Asia, and Western South Asia. If you wonder why Jesus and the 12 apostles spoke in Greek and conveyed God’s word in, among other, Greek, Here is the answer: Jesus Christ and the 12 apostles were born, grown up, and educated within Hellenistic environment, not only within Hebraic and Aramaic environment. This was the socio-cultural context around Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ.

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1http://www.utexas.edu/courses/introtogreece/lect24/hellenistickingdoms.jpeg; access 5/20/2015

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