sabachthani

sabachthani (Suh-bak´thuh-nee)

An Aramaic word meaning “abandonment.” It forms part of Jesus’s cry from the cross in (Matt 27:46) and (Mark 15:34).

Matt 27:46

46And about three o'clock Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

Mark 15:34

34At three o'clock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

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