🔼The name Barabbas in the Bible
This affair is so dubious that it should be considered a red herring, or a comic insert into the story of Jesus' trial to strongly mark a jubilant commentary. Read our article on the name Pilate for more on this.
🔼Etymology of the name Barabbas
The first part is the Chaldean or Aramaic word בר (bar), meaning son:
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The second part of the name Barabbas comes from the Semitic word אב (ab), basically meaning father:
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The name Barabbas means Son Of The Father.