Nasṭūri, Nasara & Nasrani (Nestorians)

Every Monophysite Mesihi rejects the idea that any part of Yesod (alMasih Jesu ibn Marym), even His Shubiha (the Son of Man), was not divine in origin. Monophysites refered to all people who believe that part of Him was not divine in origin as Nestors (Nasara) or Nestorians (Nasrani) because that approach inevitably incorporates some form of Adoptionism.

For Monophysites, the human nature of alMasih ibn Marym was entirely divine in origin meaning he has always had only one single divine physis and that his nature was not in any way combined with a human nature as the dyophysite adoptionists like Arius, Eutychius, Apollonius, Paul Samosata,tthe Chalcedonians and Nestorius had all argued one way or another.

The word نصارى (Nasara) derives from confusing the Hebrew term Notsri with the Syriac name Nasṭūr (Nestor) and was originally used by Monophysites to refer to all Adoptionists as Nestors (Nasara).

Because it refers to Adoptionists who rejected the idea that alMasih is Marym's son but rather adopted flesh from Marym which became God's son, it is factually erroneous to use the word Nasara to refer to Monophysites.

In time, because the original Arabic term al-Nasara came to refer to all Christians, the Arabs adopted a new more precise term al-Nasṭūrī as the way to refer specifically to dyo-hypostasian Nestorians who had originally been called Nasrani which is thus distinct from the term Nazorite.

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