pascha <3957>

pasca pascha

Pronunciation:pas'-khah
Origin:of Aramaic origin, cf 06453 xop
Reference:TDNT - 5:896,797
PrtSpch:n n
In Greek:pasca 29
In NET:Passover 23, Passover lamb 3, feast of Passover 2, Passover meal 1
In AV:Passover 28, Easter 1
Count:29
Definition: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
of Chaldee origin (compare 6453); the Passover (the meal, the day, the
festival or the special sacrifices connected with it):-Easter,
Passover.
see HEBREW for 06453
Variations
in Bible:
Passover (NET, KJV, NASB, NIV, NRSV, TEV)

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