Friday, October 19, 2012

God,why have you forsaken me?


These two phrases both mean God why have you forsaken me?They can be found in Matthew's and Mark's Gospel.This is what Jesus-being on the cross- cryied out to God.

Eli,Eli lema  sabakhtani
Matthew 27:46
46 About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?”

Mark 15:34
34 And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Elohi, Elohi, lema sabachthani?”

Eloi,Eloi  lema  sabakhtani

vocabulary
Eli or Elohi or Eloi=God,Gr.ηλί,ελοϊ
lama or lema or even lmana (Syriac) =why ,Gr.λαμά,λιμά
sabachthani or sabachtani=root shbq meaning to forgive,to allow,to leave,Gr.σαβαχθανί



Mark 15:34
Greek Ελωί,Ελωί, λιμά σαβαχθανί;
Aramaic yntqb$ )ml, yhl) yhl)
transcriptionElohi,Elohi lema sabaktani






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