Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani ” means

Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani : The Hebrew form, as Eloi, Eloi, etc., is the Syro-Chaldaic (the common language in use by the Jews in the time of Christ) of the first words of the twenty-second Psalm; they mean "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"

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