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Gethsemane

Class:

noun

Etymology:

Greek Gethsēmanē from Aramaic gat shemanin, literally, oil press: perhaps...
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Gethsemane
(Coordinates: 31.779402°N 35.240197°E)

a garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem most famous as the place where, according to the gospels, Jesus and his disciples are said to have prayed the night before Jesus' crucifixion. Gethsemane appears in the Greek of the Gospel of ... (45 of 856 words, 3 images)

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Gethsemane (disambiguation)

a garden in Jerusalem believed to be the place where Jesus and his disciples prayed the night before the crucifixion. ... | "Gethsemane" (The X-Files), an episode of the television show The X-Files | "Passing Through Gethsemane", an episode of the ... (39 of 435 words, 19 definitions)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Gethsemane [garden, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem]

garden across the Kidron Valley on the Mount of Olives, a mile-long ridge paralleling the eastern part of Jerusalem, where Jesus is said to have ... (25 of 180 words, 1 image)

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New World Dictionary:

Gethsemane

[Bible] a garden on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, scene of the agony, betrayal, and arrest of Jesus: Matthew 26:36 | any scene or occasion ... (26 of 49 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

Gethsemane [New Testament]

the garden in Jerusalem where Christ was betrayed on the night before his Crucifixion (Matthew 26:36-56) (16 of 394 words, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/gethsemane

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Gethsemane

olive grove or garden, east of Jerusalem, near the foot of the Mount of Olives. In the Gospels, it's the scene of the agony and betrayal of Jesus. A ... (29 of 65 words, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

Gethsemane

the garden outside Jerusalem mentioned in Mark 14 as the scene of the agony and arrest of Jesus | a place or occasion of great mental or spiritual ... (27 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

gethsemane | Gethsemane

An instance or a place of great suffering. | In the New Testament, a garden east of Jerusalem near the foot of the Mount of Olives. It was the scene ... (29 of 42 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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Random House Dictionary:

Gethsemane

a garden east of Jerusalem, near the brook of Kedron: scene of Jesus' agony and betrayal. Matthew 26:36. | "gethsemane": a scene or occasion of ... (24 of 33 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Encarta Dictionary:

Gethsemane | Garden of Gethsemane

in the Bible, the olive grove just outside Jerusalem where Jesus Christ was betrayed after the Last Supper (18 of 26 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861675149​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

Gethsemane

Origin: Greek Gethsēmanē from Aramaic gat shemanin, literally, oil press: perhaps because such a press was located there

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Merriam-Webster:

Gethsemane

First use: about 1534

Origin: Greek Gethsēmanē

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Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Gethsemane [New Testament]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Gethsemane"

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the Free Dictionary:

Gethsemane

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Gethsemane"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "Gethsemane" by speech synthesizer

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Gethsemane

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Gethsemane"

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YourDictionary Audio:

Gethsemane

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Gethsemane" by speech synthesizer

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