Barabbas: "son of Abba," Barabbas, the Isr. robber released instead of ChristOriginal Word: Βαραββᾶς, ᾶ, ὁPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Aramaic origin bar
"son of Abba," Barabbas, the Isr. robber released instead of ChristNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 912: ΒαραββᾶςΒαραββᾶς
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 27:16
f (where manuscripts mentioned by Origen
, and some other authorities, place Ἰησοῦν
, 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
Of Chaldee origin (dikaiosis and Abba); son of Abba; Bar-abbas, an Israelite -- Barabbas.
see HEBREW ga'own
see HEBREW 'Abagtha'