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1910 New Catholic Dictionary


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(from Aramaic for father) Title given to bishops in the Syriac, Coptic, and Ethiopic Churches. With translation subjoined, it is used by Mark and Paul in the New Testament as a form of address to God. It is used as a title of honor for Hebrew scholars and forms part of many Hebrew names.

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Entry for 'Abba'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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