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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3957 - πάσχα
- the paschal sacrifice (which was accustomed to be offered for the people's deliverance of old from Egypt)
- 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
- the paschal supper
- the paschal feast, the feast of the Passover, extending from the 14th to the 20th day of the month Nisan
the Hebrew Passover (from pâsa[hudot ] 'pass over') or Paschal feast, LXX Exodus 12:48, etc.
2. paschal supper, Matthew 26:17; Matthew 26:19,al.
3. paschal lamb, θύειν τὸ π. LXX Exodus 12:21, al.; τὸ π. ἐτύθη Χριστός 1 Corinthians 5:7.
† πάσχα , τό ,
indecl. (Aram. טַּסְחָא ),
[in LXX for H6453;]
1. the festival of the Passover: Matthew 26:2, Mark 14:1, Luke 22:1, John 2:13; John 2:23; John 6:4; John 11:55; John 12:1; John 18:39; John 19:14, Acts 12:4, Hebrews 11:28; .ἡ ἐορτὴ τοῦ Papyri, Luke 2:41, John 13:1.
2. By meton.,
(a) the paschal supper: ἑτοιμάζειν τὸ Papyri, Matthew 26:19, Mark 14:16, Luke 22:8; Luke 22:13; ποιεῖν τό Papyri, Matthew 26:18;
(b) the pasohal lamb: θύειν τό Papyri (Exodus 12:21), Mark 14:12, Luke 22:7; of Christ, 1 Corinthians 5:7; φαγεῖν τὸ Papyri (lamb or supper), Matthew 26:17, Mark 14:12; Mark 14:14, Luke 22:11; Luke 22:15, John 18:28 (cf. 2 Chronicles 30:17).†
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