Skip to comments.Catholic Word of the Day: ABBA, 04-24-14
Posted on 04/24/2014 8:17:54 AM PDT by Salvation
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Father, transliterated from the Aramaic. St. Paul says, "It is the spirit of sons, and it makes us cry out 'Abba, Father'" (Romans 8:15).
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Not “Swedish 70’s supergroup”. :)
I like it the way a friend (studied Greek extensively) translated it...”Daddy”. He said it’s what a child would say if they were crawling up in their father’s lap.
I’ve heard that same description......Daddy.
Yes, and that interpretation is not exclusive to Catholics either.
“Yes, and that interpretation is not exclusive to Catholics either.”
Good. That’s very, very good.
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