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πάσχα 'pascha' meaning 'Passover' Strong's 3957

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Introduction 2.1

This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Greek word πάσχα, 'pascha' translated 'Passover'. It includes every verse where the word 'pascha' (Strong's 3957) appears in the New Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word pascha appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Greek, with the exception of case endings, the suffixes and prepositions are not added to the basic word as in Hebrew, so these have not been been included in the highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.1 Scriptures for πάσχα 'pascha' meaning 'Passover' Strong's 3957

Matthew 26:2 You know that after two days the Passover comes, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.
26:17 Now the first day of the unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying to him, Where will you that we prepare for you to eat the Passover?
26:18 And he said, Go into the city to such a man, and say to him, The teacher says, My time is near; I will keep the Passover at your house with my disciples.
26:19 And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they prepared the Passover.

Mark 14:1 Now it was the Passover, and unleavened bread after two days: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by deceit, and put him to death.
14:12 And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the Passover lamb, his disciples said to him, Where do you desire that we go and prepare that you may eat the Passover?
14:13 And he sends two of his disciples, and says to them, You go into the city, and a man shall meet you carrying a pitcher of water: follow him.
14:14 And wherever he shall go in, say to the master of the house, The teacher says, Where is the guest room, where I shall eat the Passover with my disciples?
14:15 And he will show you a large upper room furnished and prepared: there prepare for us.
14:16 And his disciples went, and came into the city, and found as he had said to them: and they prepared the Passover.

Luke 2:41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the Passover.
22:1 Now the feast of unleavened bread drew near, which is called the Passover.
22:7 Then came the day of unleavened bread, when the Passover lamb must be killed.
22:8 And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go, prepare the Passover for us, that we may eat.
22:11 And you shall say to the master of the house, The teacher says to you, Where is the guest room, where I shall eat the Passover with my disciples?
22:12 And he shall show you a large upper room furnished: there make ready.
22:13 And they went, and found as he had said to them: and they prepared the Passover.
22:14 And when the hour came, he sat down, and the twelve apostles with him.
22:15 And he said to them, With desire I have desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer:

John 3:13 And the Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem,
3:23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover, in the feast, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he was doing.
6:4 And the Passover was near, a feast of the Jews.
11:55 And the Passover of the Jews was near: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the Passover, to purify themselves.
12:1 Then Jesus came to Bethany six days before the Passover, where Lazarus was who had been dead, whom he raised from the dead.
13:1 Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come that he should depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
18:28 Then they led Jesus from Caiaphas to the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves did not go into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the Passover.
18:39 But it is a custom with you, that I should release to you one at the Passover: will you therefore that I release to you the King of the Jews?
19:14 And it was the preparation of the Passover lamb, and about the sixth hour: and he says to the Jews, Behold your King!

Acts 12:4 And when he had seized him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four sets of four soldiers to keep him; intending after Passover to bring him out to the people.

1 Corinthians 5:7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, as you are unleavened. For even Christ our Passover lamb is sacrificed for us:

Hebrews 11:28 By faith he kept the Passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he who destroyed the firstborn should touch them.

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