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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Sabachthani

Dictionaries :: Sabachthani

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


thou hast forsaken me, one of the Aramaic words uttered by our Lord on the cross (Mat 27:46; Mar 15:34).

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia




Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4518 Greek: sabachthanei


an Aramaic word signifying "Thou hast forsaken Me," is recorded as part of the utterance of Christ on the Cross, Mat 27:46; Mar 15:34, a quotation from Psa 22:1. Recently proposed renderings which differ from those of the AV and RV have not been sufficiently established to require acceptance.


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