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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


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[many sabachtha'ni] (σαβαχθανί, a Graecized form of the Chaldee shebakta'ni, שְׁבִקְתִּנַי, thou hast left me), quoted by our Lord upon the cross (Matthew 17:46; Mark 15:34) from the Targum on Psalms 22:2 (where the Heb. has azabta'ni, עֲזִבְתִּנַי, "thou hast forsaken me"). See Petersen, Erforschung des Wortes σαβαχθανί (s.l. 1701). (See AGONY).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Sabachthani'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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