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Lexicon :: Strong's G3957 - pascha

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πάσχα
Transliteration
pascha (Key)
Pronunciation
pas'-khah
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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)
Dictionary Aids

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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:2 - “You know that after two days the Passover G3957 is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:17 - Now on the first day of [fn]Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus and [fn]asked, “Where do You want us to prepare for You to eat the Passover G3957?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:18 - And He said, “Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, ‘The Teacher says, “My time is near; I am keeping the Passover G3957 at your house with My disciples.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:19 - The disciples did as Jesus had directed them; and they prepared the Passover G3957.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:1 - Now the Passover G3957 and Festival of Unleavened Bread were two days away; and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to arrest Him covertly and kill Him;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:12 - On the first day of [fn]Unleavened Bread, when [fn]the Passover G3957 lamb was being sacrificed, His disciples *said to Him, “Where do You want us to go and prepare for You to eat the Passover G3957?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:14 - and wherever he enters, say to the owner of the house, ‘The Teacher says, “Where is My guest room in which I may eat the Passover G3957 with My disciples?”’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:16 - The disciples left and came to the city, and found everything just as He had told them; and they prepared the Passover G3957.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:41 - His parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover G3957.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:1 - Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover G3957, was approaching.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:7 - Now the first day of Unleavened Bread came, on which the Passover G3957 lamb had to be sacrificed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:8 - And so Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and prepare the Passover G3957 for us, so that we may eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:11 - “And you shall say to the owner of the house, ‘The Teacher says to you, “Where is the guest room in which I may eat the Passover G3957 with My disciples?”’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:13 - And they left and found everything just as He had told them; and they prepared the Passover G3957.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:15 - And He said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover G3957 with you before I suffer;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:13 - The Passover G3957 of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:23 - Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover G3957, during the feast, many believed in His name as they observed His signs which He was doing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:4 - Now the Passover G3957, the feast of the Jews, was near.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:55 - Now the Passover G3957 of the Jews was near, and many went up to Jerusalem from the country prior to the Passover G3957, in order to [fn]purify themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:1 - Therefore, six days before the Passover G3957, Jesus came to Bethany where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:1 - Now before the Feast of the Passover G3957, Jesus, knowing that His hour had come that He would depart from this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them [fn]to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:28 - Then they *brought Jesus from Caiaphas into the [fn]Praetorium, and it was early; and they themselves did not enter the [fn]Praetorium, so that they would not be defiled, but might eat the Passover G3957.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:39 - “However, you have a custom that I release one prisoner [fn]for you at the Passover G3957; therefore do you wish that I release [fn]for you the King of the Jews?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:14 - Now it was the day of preparation for the Passover G3957; it was about the [fn]sixth hour. And he *said to the Jews, “Look, your King!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:4 - When he had arrested him, he put him in prison, turning him over to four [fn]squads of soldiers to guard him, intending only after the Passover G3957 to bring him before the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:7 - Clean out the old leaven so that you may be a new lump, just as you are in fact unleavened. For Christ our Passover G3957 also has been sacrificed.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:28 - By faith he [fn]kept the Passover G3957 and the sprinkling of the blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch them.

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