pascha: the Passover, the Passover supper or lambOriginal Word: πάσχα, τό
Part of Speech: Aramaic Transliterated Word (Indeclinable)
Phonetic Spelling: (pas'-khah)
Short Definition: the feast of Passover, the Passover lamb
Definition: the feast of Passover, the Passover lamb.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Aramaic origin, cf. pesach
the Passover, the Passover supper or lamb
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3957: πάσχα
πάσχα, τό (Chaldean פִּסְחָא, Hebrew פֶּסַח, from פָּסַח, to pass over, to pass over by sparing; the Sept. also constantly use the Chaldean form πάσχα, except in 2 Chron. (and Jeremiah 38:8
1. the paschal sacrifice (which was accustomed to be offered for the people's deliverance of old from Egypt), or
2. the paschal lamb, i. e. the lamb which the Israelites were accustomed to slay and eat on the fourteenth day of the month Nisan (the first month of their year) in memory of that 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 (Exodus 12; Numbers 9; Deuteronomy 16): θύειν τό πάσχα (הַפֶסַח שָׁחַט), Mark 14:12; Luke 22:7, (Exodus 12:21); Christ crucified is likened to the slain paschal lamb, 1 Corinthians 5:7; φαγεῖν τό πάσχα, Matthew 26:17; Mark 14:12, 14; Luke 22:11, 15; John 18:28; הָפֶסַח אָכַל, 2 Chronicles 30:17f.
4. the paschal festival, the feast of Passover, extending from the fourteenth to the twentieth day of the month Nisan: Matthew 26:2; Mark 14:1; Luke 2:41; Luke 22:1; John 2:13, 23; John 6:4; John 11:55; John 12:1; John 13:1; John 18:39; John 19:14; Acts 12:4; πεποίηκε τό πάσχα he instituted the Passover (of Moses), Hebrews 11:28 (cf. Winers Grammar, 272 (256); Buttmann, 197 (170)); γίνεται τό πάσχα the Passover is celebrated (R. V. cometh), Matthew 26:2. (See BB. DD. under the word Of Chaldee origin (compare pecach); the Passover (the meal, the day, the festival or the special sacrifices connected with it) -- Easter, Passover. see HEBREW pecach
Of Chaldee origin (compare pecach); the Passover (the meal, the day, the festival or the special sacrifices connected with it) -- Easter, Passover.
see HEBREW pecach
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3957
πάσχα — 29 Occ.
Matthew 26:2 Aram
GRK: ἡμέρας τὸ πάσχα γίνεται καὶ
NAS: days the Passover is coming,
KJV: is [the feast of] the passover, and
INT: days the passover takes place and