1115. Golgotha
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Golgotha: Golgotha, a hill near Jer.
Original Word: Γολγοθᾶ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Transliteration: Golgotha
Phonetic Spelling: (gol-goth-ah')
Short Definition: Golgotha
Definition: Golgotha, a knoll outside the wall of Jerusalem.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin
Golgotha, a hill near Jer.
NASB Translation
Golgotha (3).

STRONGS NT 1115: Γολγοθᾶ

Γολγοθᾶ (Tr WH, or Γολγοθᾶ R G L T (see Tdf. Proleg., p. 102; Kautzsch, p. 10); also Γολγοθᾶ L WH marginal reading in John 19:17; accusative Γολγοθᾶν Tdf. in Mark 15:22 (WH Γολγοθᾶν, see their Appendix, p. 160), elsewhere indeclinable, Winers Grammar, 61 (60)), Golgotha, Chaldean גֻּלְגָלְתָא, Heb. גֻּלְגֹּלֶת (from גָּלַל to roll), i. e. κρανίον, a skull (Latincalvaria], the name of a place outside of Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified; so called, apparently, because its form resembled a skull: Matthew 27:33; Mark 15:22; John 19:17. Cf. Tobler, Golgatha. St. Gall. 1851; Furrer in Schenkel ii. 506ff; Keim, Jesus von Naz. iii. 404f; (Porter in Alex.'s Kitto under the word; F. Howe, The true Site of Calvary, N. Y., 1871).


Of Chaldee origin (compare gulgoleth); the skull; Golgotha, a knoll near Jerusalem -- Golgotha.

see HEBREW gulgoleth

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