Abba: Abba, fatherOriginal Word: Ἀββᾶ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-bah')
Short Definition: Father
Definition: Abba, Father.
5 Abbá – "Father," also used as the term of tender endearment by a beloved child – i.e. in an affectionate, dependent relationship with their father; "daddy," "papa."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Aramaic origin ab
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5: Ἀββᾶ
Ἀββᾶ (WH (βά), Hebrew אָב father, in the Chaldean emphatic state, אַבָּא i. e. ὁ πατήρ, a customary title of God in prayer. Whenever it occurs in the N. T. (Mark 14:36; Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:6) it has the Greek interpretation subjoined to it; this is apparently to be explained by the fact that the Chaldee אַבָּא, through frequent use in prayer, gradually acquired the nature of a most sacred proper name, to which the Greek-speaking Jews added the appellative from their own tongue.
Strong's Exhaustive ConcordanceAbba.
Of Chaldee origin ('ab); father as a vocative -- Abba.
see HEBREW 'ab
Forms and Transliterationsαββα Αββά Ἀββά Abba Abbá
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 5
Ἀββά — 3 Occ.
Mark 14:36 N
GRK: καὶ ἔλεγεν Ἀββά ὁ πατήρ
NAS: And He was saying, Abba! Father!
KJV: And he said, Abba, Father, all things
INT: And he said Abba the Father