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Lexicon :: Strong's G3957 - pascha

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πάσχα
Transliteration
pascha (Key)
Pronunciation
pä'-skhä (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Aramaic origin cf פֶּסַח (H6453)
mGNT
29x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
29x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
29x in 2 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:896,797

Strong’s Definitions

πάσχα páscha, pas'-khah; of Chaldee origin (compare H6453); the Passover (the meal, the day, the festival or the special sacrifices connected with it):—Easter, Passover.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's G3957 in the following manner: Passover (28x), Easter (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's G3957 in the following manner: Passover (28x), Easter (1x).
  1. the paschal sacrifice (which was accustomed to be offered for the people's deliverance of old from Egypt)

  2. the paschal lamb, i.e. the lamb the Israelites were accustomed to slay and eat on the fourteenth day of the month of Nisan (the first month of their year) in memory of the day on which their fathers, preparing to depart from Egypt, were bidden by God to slay and eat a lamb, and to sprinkle their door posts with its blood, that the destroying angel, seeing the blood, might pass over their dwellings; Christ crucified is likened to the slain paschal lamb

  3. the paschal supper

  4. the paschal feast, the feast of the Passover, extending from the 14th to the 20th day of the month Nisan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πάσχα páscha, pas'-khah; of Chaldee origin (compare H6453); the Passover (the meal, the day, the festival or the special sacrifices connected with it):—Easter, Passover.
STRONGS NT 3957: πάσχα
πάσχα, τό (Chaldean פִּסְחָא, Hebrew פֶּסַח, from פָּסַח, to pass over, to pass over by sparing; the Sept. also constantly use the Chaldean form πάσχα, except in 2 Chron. (and Jeremiah 38:8 (Jeremiah 31:8)) where it is φασεκ; Josephus has φασκα, Antiquities 5, 1, 4; 14, 2, 1; 17, 9, 13; b. j. 2, 1, 3), an indeclinable noun (Winers Grammar, § 10, 2); properly, a passing over;
1. the paschal sacrifice (which was accustomed to be offered for the people's deliverance of old from Egypt), or
2. the paschal lamb, i. e. the lamb which the Israelites were accustomed to slay and eat on the fourteenth day of the month Nisan (the first month of their year) in memory of that day on which their fathers, preparing to depart from Egypt, were bidden by God to slay and eat a lamb, and to sprinkle their door-posts with its blood, that the destroying angel, seeing the blood, might pass over their dwellings (Exodus 12; Numbers 9; Deuteronomy 16): θύειν τό πάσχα (הַפֶסַח שָׁחַט), Mark 14:12; Luke 22:7, (Exodus 12:21); Christ crucified is likened to the slain paschal lamb, 1 Corinthians 5:7; φαγεῖν τό πάσχα, Matthew 26:17; Mark 14:12, 14; Luke 22:11, 15; John 18:28; הָפֶסַח אָכַל, 2 Chronicles 30:17f.
3. the paschal supper: ἑτοιμάζειν τό πάσχα, Matthew 26:19; Mark 14:16; Luke 22:8, 13; ποιεῖν τό πάσχα to celebrate the paschal meal, Matthew 26:18.
4. the paschal festival, the feast of Passover, extending from the fourteenth to the twentieth day of the month Nisan: Matthew 26:2; Mark 14:1; Luke 2:41; Luke 22:1; John 2:13, 23; John 6:4; John 11:55; John 12:1; John 13:1; John 18:39; John 19:14; Acts 12:4; πεποίηκε τό πάσχα he instituted the Passover (of Moses), Hebrews 11:28 (cf. Winers Grammar, 272 (256); Buttmann, 197 (170)); γίνεται τό πάσχα the Passover is celebrated (R. V. cometh), Matthew 26:2. (See BB. DD. under the word ; Dillmann in Schenkel iv., p. 392ff; and on the question of the relation of the Last Supper to the Jewish Passover, see (in addition to references in BB. DD. as above) Kirchner, die Jüdische Passahfeier u. Jesu letztes Mahl. Gotha, 1870; Keil, Com. über Matth., pp. 513-528; J. B. McClellan, The N. T. etc. i., pp. 473-494; but especially Schürer, Ueber φαγεῖν τό πάσχα, akademische Festschrift (Giessen, 1883).)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
12; 12:21
Numbers
9
Deuteronomy
16
2 Chronicles
30:17
Jeremiah
31:8; 38:8
Matthew
26:2; 26:2; 26:17; 26:18; 26:19
Mark
14:1; 14:12; 14:12; 14:14; 14:16
Luke
2:41; 22:1; 22:7; 22:8; 22:11; 22:13; 22:15
John
2:13; 2:23; 6:4; 11:55; 12:1; 13:1; 18:28; 18:39; 19:14
Acts
12:4
1 Corinthians
5:7
Hebrews
11:28

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3957 matches the Greek πάσχα (pascha),
which occurs 29 times in 27 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:2 - “As you know, the Passover is two days away—and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:17 - On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Where do you want us to make preparations for you to eat the Passover?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:18 - He replied, “Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, ‘The Teacher says: My appointed time is near. I am going to celebrate the Passover with my disciples at your house.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:19 - So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them and prepared the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:1 - Now the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were scheming to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:12 - On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, when it was customary to sacrifice the Passover lamb, Jesus’ disciples asked him, “Where do you want us to go and make preparations for you to eat the Passover?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:14 - Say to the owner of the house he enters, ‘The Teacher asks: Where is my guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:16 - The disciples left, went into the city and found things just as Jesus had told them. So they prepared the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:41 - Every year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the Festival of the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:1 - Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:7 - Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:8 - Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:11 - and say to the owner of the house, ‘The Teacher asks: Where is the guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:13 - They left and found things just as Jesus had told them. So they prepared the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:15 - And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:13 - When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:23 - Now while he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Festival, many people saw the signs he was performing and believed in his name.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:4 - The Jewish Passover Festival was near.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:55 - When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, many went up from the country to Jerusalem for their ceremonial cleansing before the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:1 - Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:1 - It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:28 - Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor. By now it was early morning, and to avoid ceremonial uncleanness they did not enter the palace, because they wanted to be able to eat the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:39 - But it is your custom for me to release to you one prisoner at the time of the Passover. Do you want me to release ‘the king of the Jews’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:14 - It was the day of Preparation of the Passover; it was about noon. “Here is your king,” Pilate said to the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:4 - After arresting him, he put him in prison, handing him over to be guarded by four squads of four soldiers each. Herod intended to bring him out for public trial after the Passover.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:7 - Get rid of the old yeast, so that you may be a new unleavened batch—as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:28 - By faith he kept the Passover and the application of blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel.
 
 
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