Barabbas: "son of Abba," Barabbas, the Isr. robber released instead of ChristOriginal Word: Βαραββᾶς, ᾶ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (bar-ab-bas')
Short Definition: Barabbas
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Aramaic origin bar and Abba
"son of Abba," Barabbas, the Isr. robber released instead of Christ
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 912: Βαραββᾶς
Βαραββᾶς, Βαραββα, ὁ (from בַּר son, and אַבָּא father, hence, son of a father i. e. of a master (cf. Matthew 23:9)), a captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ: Matthew 27:16f (where manuscripts mentioned by Origen, and some other authorities, place Ἰησοῦν before Βαραββᾶν, approved by Fritzsche, DeWette, Meyer, Bleek, others; (cf. WH Appendix and Tdf.s note at the passage; also Treg. Printed Text, etc., p. 194f)), Matthew 27:20f, 26; Mark 15:7, 11, 15; Luke 23:18; John 18:40.
Strong's Exhaustive ConcordanceBarabbas.
see HEBREW ga'own
see HEBREW 'Abagtha'
Forms and TransliterationsΒαραββαν Βαραββᾶν Βαραββας Βαραββᾶς βάραθρον Barabban Barabbân Barabbas Barabbâs
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 912
Βαραββᾶν — 9 Occ.
Βαραββᾶς — 2 Occ.
Matthew 27:16 N-AMS
GRK: λεγόμενον Ἰησοῦν Βαραββᾶν
NAS: prisoner, called Barabbas.
KJV: prisoner, called Barabbas.
INT: called Barabbas