Do today's Jesuits come from the Jishvites?


This is what I found in Strong's I am wondering what someone else has to say about iit.

3441 Yishviy yish-vee' patronymically from 3440; a Jishvite (collectively) or descendants of Jishvi:--Jesuites.

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  • 9 years ago
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    No, they are a part of the Society of Jesus founded by Ignatius Loyola.

    BTW: I do not understand. Is this a really really lame slur?

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Not at all. They were founded in historical times-- 1537 -- and were a Catholic response to the Reformation.

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