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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1115 - Γολγοθᾶ
Golgotha = "skull"
- the name of a place outside Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified; so called, apparently because its form resembled a skull
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).
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(Rec. -θᾶ ; WH, mg., Γολγόθ , Jo, l.c., Aram. אתּלגּלגּ = Heb H1538, LXX, κρανίον , Judges 9:53, 2Sam 9:35);
indecl. (exc. Mark 15:22, -άν ),
Golgotha, the place of the crucifixion: Matthew 27:33, Mark 15:22, John 19:17.†
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